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ok first off. 2006 dodge ram 1500 quad cab 4wd Laramie trim. has the hemi.

I was underneath the front of the truck checking things out and noticed a wire dangling on the driverside front wheel. 2 wires inside a jacket. my question is whats this wire for? I found the other end and it goes to some type of sensor behind the rotor. I thought abs but they not one on passenger side. I can splice these back together until I can order one just don't know what to order. thanks.
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Think you could reconnect with a good heat shrink crimp connector. Might point it out to the dealer, next time you take her in. Could be part of stability control, abs or something important. If I have a question about my brakes, I drive on a dirt road and stomp on the brakes. Should be able to easily tell if abs is ok.
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Yea when I get a chance to get it in dry. Going to fix with heat and splice. Just curious what it is. Its been like that for 6 or more months. I had axles replaced and think thats when they did it.
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Did you get the wire spliced? Did it fix anything. Or have you figured out what the wire is for? I'm thinking maybe a speed sensor or something for the ABS. Were you able to test the ABS out?
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its most likely a wheel speed sensor for traction control.
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