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My car has a slight issue with ABS. If the ABS light is NOT on, the LowTrac kicks in all the time, regardless time of year or weather conditions and makes braking hard. When the ABS light is ON, brakes are fine. I've never liked ABS, I prefer just straight brakes. Also a tight budget these days so, can't get it fixed. Question is... if I pull all the fuses and such for the ABS from the panel under the hood and the panel on the passenger side... will this shut off ABS and hopefully stop that LowTrac from kicking in?

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  • throbinson Sep 12, 2009

    Well prob is when the light is on... brakes are fine... BUT... the light isn't always on. Sometimes when I start the car the ABS light is off (may come on later, may not during driving). When it's off... every single time I brake that LowTrac blue light comes up and car doesn't come to a full stop for a few extra feet.

    If I pull all the fuses out I'll assume the light will be on, which is fine... I can ignore the light... I just want to make sure if that's done the brakes will work and the LowTrac doesn't kick in.

    Been off work a while so... any trip to the mechanic is sadly not an option right now. :(

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Live with the light the abs & traction control won't work but the brakes will still work fine when in budget get it diag poss bad wire or sensor

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Most likely... but you may just have a bad wheel speed sensor, get the abs scanned and it will point you in the right direction.

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