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1998 GMC 1500 4x4 4.3L ABS brake problems

When coming to a slow stop and applying the brakes,the ABS seems to kick in just before I stop. If you are moving and slam the brakes on in dry or slippery conditions they seem to work fine.The only time they act up is when you are almost at a stop.The peddle pulsates and feels like the ABS kicks in.The brakes are in good shape ( rotors ,pads,shoes drums ) the lines are good and full of fluid.The ABS light is not coming on. Please advise!! Thanks!!

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  • rolajay Jan 16, 2009

    I have the same problem as well, it has almost got me in a few wrecks, i replaced the pads, calipers, shoes, everything and it still does it, i can not figure it out but i think these trucks have a faulty ABS system

  • Garygus May 05, 2009

    I have exactly same issues. Dealer said no codes and to check sensors

  • John Jon May 11, 2010

    did you by chance replace pads & shoes and not replace rotors or have them turned/machined?? by chance??

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Or you could just pull the fuse for the abs and not have abs but you won't wreck from pulsating pedal.

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I have a 1998 Sierra and had the same problem. Had to replace the ABS sensors. Cost about $1000(canadian).


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Make sure you're not using cheap fluid. The last place you want to cheat your truck is when it comes to your brakes.

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Drain or **** the brake fluid out and replace with the best in the market at your local automotives store.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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