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1999 Plymouth grandvoyger ABS issues

Mechanic told me the ABS needs to be replaced. It keeps applying itself thinking it needs to go on. The break pedal is stiff and I smell a burning odor from near the tires in the front. Is it safe to just disconnect the ABS so they won't come on. I live in a place where it is dry no ice, snow etc.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    ABS can save your life, if u ever have to panic stop it will keep the car straight and may save u or a loved one's life, fix it.

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Are you sure its not the ABS sensor (which determines when to apply the ABS system based on pedal pressure)?
You might want an second opinion..
Your mechanic will be reluctant to disconnect your cars factory ABS for obvious liability reasons, but it CAN be done......you will retain all normal braking performance, but obviously lose your panic stop brake modulation which is provided by the ABS system....I would not recommend it

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