ABS questions, 2004 Dodge Ram

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Alright i own a 2004 Dodge Ram 4X4 with the Appearance package, 20s and the hemi. it is the Loaded SLT with everything but leather.
The last time i drove it in snow (i rarely use the truck at all) i wanted to test the ABS etc just kinda to know what i was dealing with. The ABS didnt really do anything, and kicked in quite weak. I have no warning lights, and everything is checking out correctly, but well my wife does drive it on occasion and i would rather not have an issue with her driving it. Is it normal for the ABS to not really do anything? Is there a certain speed that it is supposed to kick in at? I was going 45 when i did it the first time and the pedal pulsed slowly 2 times then nothing. And are they even equipped with 4wheel abs or is it only rear?
I am normally a ford and Gm man, and know those systems but the Ram is proving to be quite a different beast.
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I had a problem with my 08 Dodge Ram 1500. It's the BigHorn addition and is two wheel drive with the Hemi.
I drive the truck almost everyday, but the other day when I started the truck up the brake light came on and the ABS light came on. I drove to the store this way and really didn't notice anything different, it stopped ok but I really didn't try stomping on the brakes. I shut the truck off and then maybe 20 minutes later I came out, started it up and drove back home. The brake light and ABS did not come on and I have driven it since with no issue.
Yesterday I was pulling my race car trailer out of the garage, didn't have the lights or electric brakes hook up, got out of the truck with the truck running and noticed the brake lights were blinking off and on. I didn't have the emergency brake on, just had it in park.
Any ideas. The truck has about 45k miles on it.
Thanks, John
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