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Anti-Lock Brakes, a safety system that allows the driver to maintain control of the car during a panic stop. The system prevents the wheels from locking up.

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brake will barley work

I went to replace my front right caliber on my 2011 Hyundai Sonata and re bled all my brakes but as soon as i went to drive it i had next to no braking in it at all so i assumed that it was air which ...
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Cabling for ABS sensor and beeper on 2014 Kia Rio

During the blizzard last weekend, I installed my tire chains. I must not have done so correctly, as the driver's side chain came loose. I was on a narrow section of interstate with no shoulder at ...
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1995 Integra ABS : What is the most common failure mode?

The ABS red dashboard indicator is lit. The ABS module was bled with brake fluid per youTube instructions to remove air from the system. After sending 32+ ounces through the system, the air bubbles ...
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Recover an ABS pump for a Ford Ranger 95

The Ranger STX 95 activates the ABS pump on slow speeds, below 10km/h, but does not on higher speeds. It also works as expected on loose or wet soil. All sensors were replaced. A trusted mechanic said ...
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Codes reappear after replacing ABS unit

2001 toyota 4runner V6 3.4l 2wd SR5 ABS, brake & check eng warning lights are still on after replacing the ABS unit. What do I check next?
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Honda Civic 2018 no brake pressure in one wheel due to ABS modulator issue

I noticed that front right side brake disk is rusted in my Honda Civic 2018 (indicating the brake has not applied on that wheel), and went to a mechanic for a check. The mechanic noticed that no brake ...
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Multiple error codes for both front wheel speed sensors

My ABS and traction control warning lights are on, and I'm getting the following codes: C1041, C1042, C1014, C101F, C1011, C101C. I'd replace the speed sensors but since I'm getting codes for both ...
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amp draw on a Honda abs modulator

Does anyone know what the amp draw is on a Honda abs modulator when the modulator is engaged? The fuse is rated for 30 amps so it has be to less than 30. If no one knows the Honda specific draw, what ...
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2000 Chevy Silverado abs engaging 5mph

My 4.3L 4x4 base pickup has the abs engage everytime Im braking at 5-6 mph replaced abs module front wheel sensors and speed sensor on tail of transfer case bleed the abs module with diagnostic tool ...
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Trouble shooting abs/esp light on Peugeot 308

I have just replaced the rear discs on a Peugeot 308 hatchback, 2010 model. After this, the abs and esp fault warnings were displayed on the console, and abs/esp lights came on. Plugging in an OBD ...
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Test is inhibited by other DTC?

I'm going through the process of troubleshooting an abs light and DTC code C1326 on a Peugeot 308 1.6l 2010 model. The DTC message I am getting from the scanner reads C1326 - Status: Test is inhibited ...
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ABS ECU command while bleeding brakes

My OEM scanner gives me the option to command the ABS system to do something important while bleeding brakes. In the past (before I owned this scanner) I seemed able to bleed the brakes fine on the ...
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ABS and vehicle inspection

Not sure how much this is a legal question but part of it is technical. I have a car with a completely out of service ABS system as the technician claims (many erorrs in the control system). This is ...
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Honda Civic mk7 ABS sensor diagnosing

I have a permanent ABS warning on my dash. I have tried to use an OBDII scanner to diagnose it. However, the car does not support any error codes apart from engine management codes. Therefore I will ...
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Need help understanding tech’s notes

I have a 2207 Hyundai Veracruz AWD with 189K miles. Recently the ESC off, ABS and AWD lights all came on. They go out occasionally, but typically come back on within a short period of time. I replaced ...
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Why does my abs lights stay on 90percent of the time but when they do go off I know know that the next time I brake I'm going to slide all over road

I just bought a car and now I won't drive it because I'm scared at this point....my ABS lights stay on all the time except every now and then when I'm driving they will go off but when this happens ...
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Honda Civic 2002 strange OBDII pinout

I have some trouble understanding the pinout of my OBDII plug. It appears that it has both grounds, K-Line, 12V and CAN Bus low (according to standard obdII plug). Therefore it does not have even one ...
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Brakes very rusty after recent replacement

Holden Cruze 2002 front tyre All drive or rotors are rusty now why only had them replaced spent 800. Plus other things all up spent 1580 there also abs light keep coming on EDIT: Does this picture ...
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Feels like ABS kicks in when braking

For the past week, my car (a Hyundai Tucson 2016 and 80 000 miles) started doing like ABS kicks in when braking, but rarely. It feels like when you're braking on ice (pedal starts vibrating) for 1 ...
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Does the brake pedal always vibrate when ABS kicks in?

I’m curious about how ABS and brake pedal vibration works. There are two ways I could imagine it working: When ABS kicks in, it moves the pedal up and down. That physical act is what pumps the brakes....
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Does TPMS warning cause ABS and ESC codes in Chevrolet HHR?

My neighbor is elderly and I am assisting with her 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2.2L non-panel. The cluster is showing warnings and messages for the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Antilock Brakes ...
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Subaru many dash error lights after changing wheel hub (twice)

(Car #1 - 2012 Impreza) In the past I've changed both front bearing/hub assemblies on one of my Subarus, and that went fine. (Car #2 - 2011 Forester) Now I'm working on our other car - different ...
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intermittent loss of brake pressure on a 2012 jeep wrangler

I have a 2012 Jeep Wrangler and I've experienced something very scary three times in the past couple of years. I was driving up to an intersection and put my foot on the brake and the brake pedal went ...
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2003 Hummer H2 - ABS and TC Warning Light Comes On, Can't Lock Wheels with Differential while Lights are On, and Disturbing Noises

At the moment of startup, there are no issues that are happening when the engine just started running. When I start driving, I hear a subtle squeak noise that seems to be coming from the front wheel ...
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ABS speed sensors not picking values less than 18kp/h

I have changed the sensors, but both front sensors are not reading the speed values less than 18km/h. Due to which brake and then abs lights come on. The readings are fine after 18kp/h. What could be ...
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Front passenger brake keeps sticking at random

I have a 2007 Kia Sorento. 3 weeks ago the front right caliper or brake started sticking. So much so that there was an extreme amount of heat coming from the wheel area. So far we have replaced the ...
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Are master cylinders really different between ABS and non-ABS?

ABS was optional on my car, and most of the readily available replacement master cylinders are marked either "ABS" or "non-ABS". The "ABS" units are rare and are "...
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ABS light on intermittently - no error codes

I had this problem ever since I bought my car 7-8 years ago. The ABS light turns on rather randomly. Sometimes it stays off for months. Sometimes it turns on and of multiple times per day. It's a Ford ...
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Vibration and Brake Issues in Bajaj Dominar 400 UG motorcycle

I have a Bajaj Dominar UG-2019 motorcycle which I have riden for around 6000 Kms. I have been noticing that it vibrates a lot between ~3000 and ~5000 RPM and vibration reaches to footpegs and ...
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Chevy Cruze 2011 ABS light on

The ABS light came on and not go away, then after reaching 20km/h the stability control came on too. Does this will be a risk while driving in summer?. The car seems to work ok in terms of brakes. ...
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ABS using both ABS magnetic ring + ABS toothed ring?

My SUV a Mazda CX9 2008 needs a rear bearing replacement, so picked up a rather budget wheel hub as the vehicle is close to retirement anyway. The vehicle has ABS, and the rear axle has the ABS ...
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How does Electronic limited Slip differential and Anti lock braking system work together in a car?

Does E-Limited slip differential assists the ABS to prevent the wheel locking? Edit1:Updated the Question from LSD to E-LSD. Let's take the case where one of the wheels is on an oily road and driver ...
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ABS Warning and Brake Calipers - Long Post

Edited: I received photos from the shop and I’m wondering if this changes any opinions. I have a 2016 Chevy Malibu LT 1.5L in Florida that we’ve had for going on 1.5 years. I’m sorry this is so ...
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Re-centering clockspring 2009 Subaru legacy

My horn no longer works, the steering radio controls no longer work, my airbag light is on. I have a bad clockspring. The dealer wants $650 to install new. I found a complete steering column with ...
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95 Acura Integra ABS dashboard indicator

A red dash "ABS" indicator is lit. I am assuming that an electrical measurement is taken and it is 'out of band' (tolerance). What exactly is measured? Fluid level? Position? Pressure? ...
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Can silver antiseize affect ABS sensors?

I recently did a full brake pad and rotor job on my Kia Sorento 2011 and it turned out well. No real issues. However I am now getting a few warning lights on my car that is indicating an issue with ...
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VW Golf R mk 8 - suddenly developed 7 faults

Hope you can help. Got in my car this morning, turned on the ignition and out of nowhere it showed SEVEN faults. Error: ParkPilot Error: start-stop system Error: ABS/stabilisation control (ESC) Auto ...
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Opel Corsa 1.4 brakes engages on its own

My car Opel Corsa 1.4 2009 is been driven just 36k km. A strange problem started a few days back. When I drive more than 10 km in city and restart the car with a small wait(<5 mins) the car ...
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Can low battery voltage cause brake noises? - 2006 Civic

Driving a 2006 Honda Civic, right rear brake makes a clunking noise under medium to high braking. It sounds like the ABS but doesn't have the pedal pushing back like ABS does. Went to my usual ...
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What is this thing here?

My rear abs locks up when it rains, Brake light is on. This part sits behind the driver headlight area. I can't order the part unless we know what it is. 2002 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
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2005 Silverado 1500 Brakes Dragging Randomly

I have an 05 Silverado 1500 RWD, I have had an issue with my brakes for months now. My brakes tend to drag at least once a day, the pedal is very inconstant as well. It gets stiff and very close to ...
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Chevy S-10 no brakes

I have a Chevy S-10 with 270,000 miles, RWD, ABS. One of the brake lines burst, and I replaced all of the lines. I used a pressure bleeder, and did an ABS bleed with the scan tool. I get a hard pedal ...
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Brakes messed up after service

I recently brought my truck to a shop to fix my ABS that displayed the "ABS indicator" light intermittently, fix/adjust my speedometer which was reading wrong, and replace some burned-out lights in my ...
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Brake pads excessively worn on one wheel one

The brake pads on the rear right caliper are wearing stupidly fast on my '06 Saab TiD. In 10k miles the rear right had gone down from 10mm to 4mm, whilst the left rear have only gone down 1mm. The ...
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Cyclical Thumping at Speed - 2007 Forester

2007 Subaru Forester 2.5L EJ253 4EAT A/T @ 15xK miles Strange cyclic thumping after 25/30mph. Worse when turning. Scraping/crappy noise when barely braking (Not the tattle-tale; checked. Pads are ...
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Brakes are still soft. Do I need a new ABS Pump? 07 Mazda 3

I posted a while back about my brakes being spongy. I've tried a lot of different solutions to no avail. I bought my 07 Mazda 3 around 7 months ago. They told me about the spongy breaks, and said ...
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ABS warning light has no issues, but ABS is not functioning

I have a 2013 Hyundai Sonata. I had a hard brake on the freeway the other day where the wheels locked up and I ended up skidding a bit. My ABS light was not on, and still isn't, but it's clear that ...
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Ford Transit - ABS Pump no power

I have a 2.2 FWD Ford Transit from 2009. My ABS/ESP and the red brake warning is on as well. When reading the error codes I normally don't get any ABS related codes. But when erasing the error codes,...
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Brake pedal grinds and lifts back up

Occasionally when I push on the brake pedal it starts to go down then suddenly feels like a grind and lifts back up as if brakes aren’t engaging. Then I put more pressure and it goes down again. The ...
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2000 Suburban brake "Imbalance" issue

My son-in-law has a 2000 Suburban. We replaced all 4 rotors and pads as well as the left rear caliper. The caliper was replaced because upon completion of the initial brake job during the test drive ...
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