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What does the abs fuse # 10 does in the vehicle

My problem with my car is every time im driving and i press the brake it try's to lock up and refuses to let the car stop properly most mechanic has been telling me that ti is my abs thats not good and i just went to advance auto parts and check my fuses i checked fuse number ten and fuse number sixty when i remove fuse number ten the problem stops but my abs light is on but when i put it back the problem starts again i wanna know what should i do about this problem

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Take out the fuse. It is expensive to fix those things, most abs systems give out and most people ride out the life of the car with no abs, your brakes will still work , just won't have abs. Usually it is the rear that goes, if you notice something wrong with the brakes when the fuse is out, besides the dash light, then I would get them checked out. It is probably the dist valve thing in front of the power brake booster that goes bananas. I had the abs go out on three of my trucks all the same time, all different trucks, we got out the black tape on the dash to cover the lights, never had a problem, 2 of those trucks are dead and buried now but one is still on the road and the brakes still work great and the light is still on. Hope this helps.

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For the ABS's you have in the Fuse Passenger Block and in the Power Distribution Center (underhood), refer to the 2001 Chevrolet Blazer - Owners Manual (page 372 for details and location/description).

Something is wrong with the Braking-Traction Control of the vehicle. Your sensor is probably broken. You to need have diagnosed which sensor. Sometimes this is damaged when lower assembly and replaced. Each wheel has a sensor mounted near the brake discs in the front and drums in the rear. You can see them without even removing the wheels. Look on the inside of the wheels kind of near the ball joint and you will see a small electrical cable. This cable goes to the sensor.

If your problem isn't physical, take it to a professional for diagnosis and repair.

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