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When I apply my brakes at low speeds like parking I hear the ABS

Sound and the brake pulsate and will not apply for about 10 seconds. This can be very heart ponding especially when you know your going slow enough and don't know when it's going to happen.

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Sounds like you are going into ABS when braking. This usually is for in wintery conditions when you start to slide, your vehicle uses ABS to slow you down and keep the brakes from locking up and skidding out of control. If this is happening under normal circumstances, you have a pretty serious brake problem. First check your brake fluid level at the master cylinder. If it is very low, it is possible to have air in the lines and could explain the problem you are having. In any case, you definately need your brakes and should at least seek some better diagnostics from an auto shop

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