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Hello,

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I am Mario from Mexico and this is my 451 2015 baby that I have since 2 weeks ago, I really love it.
I need your great help, after driving a little sometimes the ESP light come on the dash and stays there until I dont use the car, when I start it again the ESP light is off.

What could be the problem ?, thank you so much!!!!
 

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First guess is a tone ring on one of your rear axles is cracked. A known issue, especially in Northern areas where they salt the roads. You can get new rings on eBay from a company out of the UK.
I found this one (please confirme me).......

 

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I found this one (please confirme me).......

That is the correct part, but before ordering you need to make sure a broken or cracked ring is actually causing the ESP light. If it is, then it's wise to replace both left and right rings at the same time. :)
 

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That is the correct part, but before ordering you need to make sure a broken or cracked ring is actually causing the ESP light. If it is, then it's wise to replace both left and right rings at the same time. :)
Hi bro, yes I will do that!!!, only to confirm I saw in another site that only is one ring in the rear and one in the front but this one comes together with the bearings.

Is that right ?
 

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No bearings with these rings, there's one on each rear axle, behind the brake drums. :)
 

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Once you confirm that's the cause and you go to order, don't forget to order 2. They aren't super hard to change, but while you have it apart it's worth it to change both sides.
 

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Welcome to the forum!! I am glad you found the information you were in need of. Please let us know how the repair goes. By the way, you have a very pretty smart. Love the color.
 

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Welcome to the forum!! I am glad you found the information you were in need of. Please let us know how the repair goes. By the way, you have a very pretty smart. Love the color.
Thank you so much and yes I love my color
I hope to solve my problem, maybe yes this is the cause because I hear a little noise in one of the wheels when I am driving.
 

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What kind of noise are you hearing? Noise will usually be brakes, bearings, or the ABS system activating when it shouldn't be.
 

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What kind of noise are you hearing? Noise will usually be brakes, bearings, or the ABS system activating when it shouldn't be.
I hear a little brushing in one of the wheels.
So maybe the ring(s) of the rear axles is possible, right?, I saw that this causes the ESP light so much because the ABS sensor in there, maybe a missing dent in the ring is making the noise.
Or bearings???
 

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Helllo. Really like that classic Mini Cooper in the background. Have a 1973 myself slong with my 2015 451.

This is my presentation in this great forum.

I am Mario from Mexico and this is my 451 2015 baby that I have since 2 weeks ago, I really love it.
I need your great help, after driving a little sometimes the ESP light come on the dash and stays there until I dont use the car, when I start it again the ESP light is off.

What could be the problem ?, thank you so much!!!!
 

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I hear a little brushing in one of the wheels.
So maybe the ring(s) of the rear axles is possible, right?, I saw that this causes the ESP light so much because the ABS sensor in there, maybe a missing dent in the ring is making the noise.
Or bearings???
The rings are unlikely to make any noticable sound, so you might have a different issue or the noise might be unrelated to the ABS; hard to tell. It is probably worth your while to put a scanner on it and see what codes it is throwing.
 

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Ok yes I will scan it, the noise is very low but I am picky, is like bearings noise in other car but lower.
I thought the damaged rings could make some noise.
 
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