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Abs mtr fuse keeps blowing in the engine comp. The 30 amp fuse is very hard to apply the brakes if any is applied to the wheels s

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SOURCE: abs brake problem

I found my solution on the web a few years ago. My 2002 RVS had permanent ABS lights and no ABS.

It was suggested to check the ABS electrical connections at the brake disks . There are quick connects there and I found a corroded connector on the front passenger side. My wife started the RVS and put it in gear. With the brake pedal pressed, I wiggled the connectors and the ABS light went "off and on" right away. I replaced the connector and it never happened again. It is likely 4 years ago.

Worth a try.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: stabilize system activates on right turn when braking

Yoho, I beleive you will find a wheel speed sensor fault. As you apply the brake, the ABS unit sees a "0" MPH reading on one of the sensors and assumes the tire is sciding. Therefore, activates the stability system.
Have the vehicle scanned at your favorite shop or go to Auto Zone / Advanced Auto for a free scan. Record the codes.
Let me know.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: shaking in the steering wheel and motor when the

Check your wheel bearing by lifting the wheel up and checking the rotor, , caliper and bearings. If you see ground up metal. Check with a small magnet. Your bearing or rotors are going bad.

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Buick Lesabre. the ABS light came

you can disconnect the battery for 5 minutes.

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SOURCE: 1995 Buick Century ABS and Low traction light come

brake job ....have it checked ....

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The ABS sensor is dirty or defective. The wire that attaches to the ABS sensor has a loose connection or the wire broke off. It could also be a worn wheel bearing. It is important. When you hit a deep puddle of water with one or more tires, the speed of rotation slows down a lot. The sensor detects this in a one sixtieth of one second to apply the brakes only on the wheels that are spinning faster to prevent the car from swerving and losing control of your car. It can apply the brakes much faster than people. The system maintains proper rotation for each wheel independently from the other wheels. It can apply the brakes to one or more wheels out of four to keep the car going in a straight path. Some ABS sensors are in the hub, so you have to replace the hub assembly with the ABS sensor. You cannot just replace the ABS sensor only if it is in the hub assembly.

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2009 Dodge Caliber - The ABS & Brake Light came on as well as the feeling/sensation of the brake being applied very hard for a split second.

take it to an accredited brake specialist shop
I suspect that the brake booster is becoming defective and the small application to the pedal causes excessive booster reaction
the abs section only maintains applied brake fluid pressure as set by the position of the pedal
that is to maintain the pressure as the stopping and start movement of a skidding wheel opens and closes a valve to that wheel /s
if you are on ice that sudden hard braking will cause the wheels to lock and immediately the abs cuts in to allow the wheels to turn and then to allow brake action to be reapplied
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Abs light stays on, but brakes still seem to work ok

The ABS warning light means there is a malfunction in the anti lock system on the brakes. This will not affect the conventional braking system on the car which will continue to operate normally.

The car is safe to drive as long as you recognize that it will now be possible to lock up your wheels under hard braking or when braking in slippery conditions where the tires have poor grip.

The problem with the ABS malfunction is that you no longer have an anti -lock assistance on the brake system so in certain conditions, such as on a wet road, you will be able to lock up the wheels on the car when you brake hard. The anti-lock system identifies and retards lock up (by releasing brake pressure on a wheel or wheels) and allows the wheels to keep turning slowly even when you have full pressure being applied on the brake pedal.

The ABS system relies on sensors and if one or more fails you will get an ABS warning. It could be a faulty or dead sensor but it is impossible to say without testing and inspecting the vehicle.

The ABS has it's own fuse so you can check the fuse box in the car to ensure the fuse has not blown. The fuse location is shown in the car's owner's manual. A blown fuse would trigger a warning.

You should take the car to a competent brake specialist to have it checked and the problem rectified.

It's much safer to have the ABS in operation.

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you need a chassis scan tool to read abs code & read date when stopping when this happens needs new frt sensor

Aug 30, 2009 | 2001 GMC Jimmy

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2002 Grand Prix GT - When applied the breaks work

ABS pump may be faulty. Quite common, that is the exact reason I always remove the fuse under the hood for all my ABS. on all cars. I don't trust them.

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Abs and trac light on, abs vibrates car when braking

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Sounds like a bad ABS sensor in the system. The quick fix is to locate the ABS fuse in your fuse panel, remove this fuse and abs is disabled. Your brake will function normal and it is safe to drive w/o abs until you can have it checked out, keep in mind you will lock you brakes under heavy braking conditions.

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