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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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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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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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Sporadic Pulsing or “Slipping” of Brakes

Have a 2011 Suzuki Equator 4WD (AKA Nissan Frontier). Had to brake hard from ~45MPH a few weeks ago to miss some turkeys in the road. Felt like ABS engaged. Now, from time to time I get a random ...
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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 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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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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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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Retrieving ABS codes from a 2001 toyota camry (Bosch system)

From what I found when I searched google is: "(For Denso systems - remove short pin from DLC) connect Tc with E1, Then turn ignition to on and the ABS light will flash the codes" I have a Bosch system ...
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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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Brake pedal goes all the way to floor, after ABS was activated

Hopefully someone can point me in the correct direction, or at least give me an idea about this before taking it to the shop. The other night I was driving around, streets were pretty snowy around ...
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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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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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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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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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I just replaced my CV Axle and the now the brakes are making scary noises

I have a 2011 Toyota Corolla and my CV joints were starting to make popping noises. I replaced both driver and passenger axles. The car drives fine, but after about 20MPH the brakes make weird ...
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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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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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Audi A6 2.4L 99 - randomly sets off brake warning lights, no abs, no rpm, no A/C

Randomly while driving or standing still I get a bunch of warning lights that come on, beep and blink. Sometimes it lasts a few minutes, sometimes it will stay on for a few days of driving and turning ...
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Volkswagen Vento ABS sensor repair

I am using Volkswagen Vento. Its one of abs sensor damaged. Is it possible to repair the sensor. One sensor worth 4k. During the first time the abs warning lights were disappear after pump the break ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ABS (Anti-lock Breaking System) light turns on in hot weather?

For the last 3 summers in a row I have observed that my ABS light in the dashboard turns on during hot summer days. It gets in this sticky state where it does not turn off automatically on its own. ...
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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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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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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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Brakes knock and make springing sounds shortly after starting to drive

I have a 2008 Yaris T3. It's been serviced regularly, and at the last service the brakes (front and hand brake discs) were checked, and skimmed. That was about 4 months ago. About two weeks ago, ...
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VSC TRAC, TRAC OFF is on but ABS is not. What does it means?

I just got a 2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited with 167K miles on it. I've got the VSC TRAC and TRAC OFF lights on in the dashboard but not the ABS light. The mechanic that did my pre-purchase check said ...
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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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After ABS engages, brakes go soft for 10 minutes or so?

I have an 06 MAzda 3 .. problem: After ABS engages, brakes go soft, and travel much further (75%) to the floor before stopping.THey do function well just way to low to the floor. This was not always ...
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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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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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Brake pedal is pulsing when I apply brakes? Is it caused by ABS?

I have had issues with ABS light for around a year where the light occasionally comes on and off. However, the brake pedal has been misbehaving only in the last two weeks and I am getting really ...
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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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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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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 ...