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My suv was fine on friday...on saturday I took it to the shop and got 3 new tires for regular maintenance. Since I got it back I noticed that every once in a while when I step on the brake there is a popping noise when the brake is just about fully compressed. In addition when taking a corner I get a bit of a grinding/jerking feeling from it. Its not extreme but enough to notice it. Now the abs light is on constantly and the 4x4 light blinks for about 10-15 seconds then goes off for a few moments then comes back on. i've hear about the wheel speed sensor etc. And I would just put it up to a sensor if I didn't have the other symptoms. Anybody have any idea what this could be? In addition is this just coincidence or did the shop jack up my car? thanks so much :)

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I would take the vehicle back to the service shop and let them know about the problems you are experiencing. They may be able to correct it by pulling the wheel off, inspecting it, and 'retorquing' the lug nuts.

When you see the abs light on constantly, it means that maybe the wheel sped sensors are not getting a good signal to the abs brake module.

I would hope that the garage wouldn't do anything negative to your vehicle while it was in their care.

Good luck on fixing this problem.

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