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  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    I have a 2005 Chevy Equinox. When I'm just about to come to a stop my abs breaks kick in. I think it is a problem with the sensors. Any help on this one.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    take it to the dealer ASAP, this is a safety issue and not a job for a DIYer


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My truck is doing the same thing, you need to be VERY careful when driving and braking. Your ABS sensors are bad, you need to get the replaced. Also, with all that "sliding" you are hearing, your brake pads and rotors might be being overused. THe safest bet is to go to the dealership and get a complete diagnostic, but be sure to have several hours to spare, cus it takes a while.

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You need to check the brakes for worn pads, pads have a small piece of steel that will screech big time warning you that the pads need replace ment. but the fact that the ABS light is on may mean more is wrong with the brakes. If only the ABS light is on. It can still be driven to a shop.But if both the ABS and the Brake Warning lights are on, the car shouldn't be driven. Take the car to a shop to get the breaks repaired . If only the screeching noise was occuring, then you could replace the pads yourself. but the ABS light means that the brakes have some wrong other than just the pads.

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