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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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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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I drove with my parking brake on and now my brake light, ABS light and VSC light are all on. 2009 Prius

Yesterday I drove for about 5 miles in urban traffic with my parking brake on in my 2009 Prius. Now my ABS, Brake and vsc lights are all on. They were not on when I parked the car but once parked ...
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Elantra 1.6GLS 2003 - Brake pedal goers to the floor after changing rear brake line and bleeding

How can I bleed the Antilock Braking System (ABS) circuits on my 2003 Hyundai Elantra?
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The steering wheel turns left or right over small bumps

I had my front rotors resurfaced, brake pads changed and some works done on steering wheel pump couple of weeks back. Ever since then, I started noticing a few problems that weren't there before. ...
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2010 Ford Focus SE sedan

I had a friend replace my brakes & rotors (who had replaced my brakes before). This time after he was done I have 3 warning lights on. ABS, TRACTION & PARKING BRAKE. Brakes also whistle when ...
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2012 Jeep liberty ABS control module

Can any one with certainty tell me if a ABS control module needs to be programmed. Oddly enough I jeep dealership and another jeep dealership said yes the other said no. Any help please
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How does cruise control operate brakes when slowing significantly?

My 2011 Audi A4 B8 has cruise control and although not adaptive, it does engage the brakes if I set a cruising speed well below my current speed or if the car picks up speed during descents. The car ...
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ABS activating at slow speeds

Have same issue. No ABS lite on , on my 2003 chevy Blazer. Most of the time when I brake the ABS comes on and there is never a ABS Lite. So which sensor could be bad? Also not that it is the ABS ...
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Any special considerations for bleeding a modern vehicle with ABS and hill hold

After attempting to replace the rear discs and pads on my Mk6 2012 VW Golf 1.6 TDI, I've encountered a stuck piston on the off-side rear (the car is right hand drive). I'm at the point where I'm ...
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2008 Saturn Vue tire replacement

I replaced the front tires last week - I could not afford to do all four. I have an appointment to replace the back ones on Thursday. This morning my ABS, traction control, and stability lights came ...
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Brake pedal stuck, no crank, no horn after sleeping in car

Not sure what might've happened, but I slept in my car for a little bit and mistakenly slept pressing down the brake pedal. When I woke up, I tried to turn on the car and I wouldn't get any crank ...
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BMW x3 triad of lights + AirBag and LowTire light

2008 BMW X3 started to have low tire pressure light on all the time despite all tires looking visually ok. And, besides that, occasionally, when I step on accelerator there is a beep and ABS, BRAKE, ...
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Momentary ABS chattering at low pedal pressure

Occasionally when applying a very low brake pedal pressure at medium speeds my ABS brakes will start chattering. Increasing the pressure causes the chattering to cease. Letting up on the pressure and ...
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Changed break-pads - wipers don't work, ABS malfunctioning?

A week ago on Friday I took my car (Fiat Grande Punto 2008, 1.3, 55kW) to the car service to change my front break pads as there were worn out. Yesterday there was heavy rain and I had to do a sudden ...
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Possible ABS problems

2006 Pontiac Torrent Occasionally, when coming to a stop my car seems to be engaging the ABS. I say seems to be because I can't think of any other system that would engage the breaks but then again I ...
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my 2013 nissan altima is jerking back and forth and can hear ABS pump when hitting brakes

Hello last week i heard a weird noise almost like something was loose in the hood of my car (like a big pin bouncing around) two days after when I started my car but still in park my rpm meter was ...
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Mini Cooper S (R53) - ABS sensor and magnetic ring (?) replacement

I have the three lights on my dash on my Mini Cooper (R53) which from research shows a problem related to the ABS sensor. Over the weekend we plugged it into a machine and sure enough it's the ...
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Does anyone have a brake line diagram for a 2000 Monte Carlo SS?

The left rear brake line on our 00 MC rusted through and caused a loss of brake fluid and stopping power. Luckily, the car wasn't far from the house when it happened so my son was able to limp home. ...
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Is motorcycle ABS necessary for newbie riders riding in India? [closed]

ABS is now being installed and offered as an option on a few motorcycles in India. Most of them however, are only on the front-wheel. Rear wheels don't still have ABS, but apparently come with a wheel ...
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1992 Nissan 2.0 (SR20DE), ABS and battery light came on while cruising

Today I was driving on the highway and all of the sudden, the enige surged a little and the ABS and battery light came on. I've stopped the engine and started it again, the engine starts easily. I ...
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Diagnosing ABS problems on a 2007 Honda CBF500 motorbike

My bike is a CBF500 ABS that was first registered 2007 in the Netherlands and later exported to Germany, where I bought it in 2016. Last year in autumn the ABS indicator light started to blink, and ...
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ABS, traction control and caution triangle lit up on dashboard

My Honda Accord 2003 has the 🔺 caution sign, ABS & TCS lights permanently displayed on my dashboard for some weeks but did not affect the functionality of my car. How can I clear this signs from ...
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Testing ABS system

Is it possible to test the ABS system of two wheeler other than riding myself or someone else? Whenever I give my motorcycle for servicing, I never saw them testing it's functionality. By this, can I ...
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Why does my abs light come on?

I changed rear axle on my 06 ford transit 350 van, abs light comes on when I first start the van, if I turn ignition key back to 'accessory' position & restart it goes out
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ABS: dangerous?

I have a 2007 Toyota SUV. Often when I've had to hit the brakes hard ABS kicks in and the pedal does the familiar 'click click click' in rapid succession. The vehicle keeps skidding, however. This ...
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Volvo c30 D5 electrical issues

I've had the dreaded "brake failure - stop safely" error message on my volvo c30 D5 2007, It appears to be a common fault amongst volvos. It's a recurring problem that happens 3-4 times a week under ...
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- 1996 Chevy G10 Intermittent Brake LIght / Speed Problems

I have a 96 Chevy G10 van with 14x,xxx miles. It has a 5.0 engine. Recently, it has been given me a whole host of problems. However, I doubt they are all the result of a single issue. My largest ...
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What causes dashboard indicators go off, ABS and brake indicator on intermittently?

I have a 2009 Toyota Camry. We just replaced the alternator and battery a month ago. Since this morning we have been having an intermittent dashboard indicator problem while driving: The rpm, and ...
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2007 Vauxhall Zafira has ABS light on, then speedo failed and battery draining

I have a strange problem on a 2007 Vauxhall Zafira. We went on holiday for 2 weeks and when we came back we started the car and the ABS light on the speedo was lit. After a few days the speedo died ...
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Why is it difficult to replace a wheel speed sensor?

My local dealership explained to me that my ABS warning light was on because of a broken wheel speed sensor, and that fixing this would cost over $900 because it involved taking the wheel apart and ...
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Antilock braking system

The brake pedal of my friend's Nissan Terrano becomes spongy for short period of time while braking over bumps and the braking doesn't seem to slow down the vehicle for a short time.Braking under ...
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Reverse engineer a scan tool to display what commands it sends [closed]

I came across this video: youtube.com/watch?v=VtMvccqE8ks Any idea/resources how to build this setup? I am not much interested in monitoring the CAN bus for commands (headers or CAN IDs) of power ...
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Cluttering sound during braking and turning at low speeds when ABS is active

This is a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo sedan. I am having issues with my brakes. When I step on the brakes at low speeds while driving in my complex where there are speed bumps, I hear a cluttering sound that ...
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Is the ABS going to make problems because of the different tire height between the front and the rear?

I'm going to buy tires for my Opel Vectra b 97 fwd. I've been driving with 4 205/45/17 but now I've found 2x205/45/17 and 2x215/45/17 used. I know that there will be a little difference in the height. ...
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What could cause ABS on 1 wheel when braking at slow speed?

I have 1999 GMC Sierra. There are no check engine lights on. The engine runs well and 4 wheel drive works well. When I brake when going slow (like 10MPH or less) sometimes the ABS engages causing ...
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ABS noise and pulsation in brake pedal while braking

My Nissan X-trail T30 ABS actuator make noise and pulsation in brake pedal while braking gently under 30-40km/h speed. No fault code, no ABS or engine light. If i take out the ABS fuse, no noise and ...
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Audi A4 tick / scratching noise, parking brake fault

So I picked up my 2011 Audi A4 Avant last week, and it's been an extremely good car. The car has followed service intervals, and has current gone about 86,000 km ≈ 53,000 miles. The other day, I got ...
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ABS Pump motor disassembly

I have the strong suspicion that the motor of the ABS Pump is not working anymore in my Ford Transit 2.2L (2008). So I want to remove the motor and check the carbon brushes. As I see it the motor ...
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Mercedes B200 ABS+ESP+Tire Pressure lights after simple repair

Description of the issue at hand I just took my car to a mechanic (non-Mercedes specialist) that replaced both front wheel bearings. Other than that, no other repair was made. Other than the bearings ...
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Battery voltage and ABS system

I have 2000 Honda HRV GH 3. I scanned my vehicle, It shows ABS System Failure, Battery Voltage Failure. Last year I changed the battery, it's a 45AH battery, A mechanic said to change to a battery ...
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Why do I hear sound from the ABS on RAV4 hybrid when pressing the brake pedal at standstill?

I have a two and half months old Toyota RAV4 hybrid. I have noticed that occasionally when pressing the brake pedal when being stopped, I can hear sound that seems to come from the ABS. It is ...
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Why does the stability control light blink when ABS is doing its job?

I have noticed the stability control light blinking on my car at two different situations. One situation is when steering on an icy road. In this case, I do not hear the sound from the ABS. In fact, ...
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Is antilock-brake failure common in 90s-era Hondas?

A few years ago, I bought a 1994 Honda Accord whose brakes went out shortly thereafter. The problem was a faulty ABS module. The cost to replace the module was around $2000, so I opted not to do it. ...
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Shuddering between 60 and 70 kmph: 2008 Fiat Panda

Car is shuddering between (roughly) 60 and 70 kmph, not below or above. Doesn't seem to matter what gear. In one instance during a 15 minute drive ABS light came on and it seemed to shudder more ...
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2012 Honda Civic 1.8 ABS, VSA, Power Steering Warnings and Pump Runs Continuously

All the dash warning lights are on (ABS, VSA, Power Steering) as well as messages displayed on the information screen. hydraulic pump runs continuously, even with the car turned off. Brake reservoir ...
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Push back /Obstruction feeling while braking

I have 2014 Audi A4 and recently I drove on 1 inch snow and on sleet. I noticed when I tried to brake gently, I felt like something is pushing me back for a sec or two. I didn't feel anything while ...
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Does the ABS Comm connector just pull off or does it have a special way to fasten?

2004 Ford Taurus SES DOHC 24V Trying to pull the wires connector from the ABS control module: From what I can see on the replacement, it should just come off: However, I am pulling but nothing ...
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Installing a battery in a carbureted motorcycle with ABS

I've got a 2005 Honda CBF600SA carbureted four-stroke motorcycle with four cylinders and ABS. I need to re-connect the battery but don't remember exactly how the cables were configured; which cables ...
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Trying to bleed brakes, but getting no fluid out

I replaced the calipers, rotors, and pads on a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. I'm trying to bleed the brakes and I'm having trouble. I've got a Mityvac brake bleeder and I'm starting on the passenger side ...
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I thought my brakes went out, but now I still don't know what caused my accident

I recently had a car accident where I gave myself a couple hundred feet to slow down before a car stopped at a red light. My car did not stop, even after pushing my brake pedal as far as I could. I ...