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Is there anyway to disable the antilock brake syatem on a 2001 chevy silverado? It keeps kicking on intermittently and until i can get it ot the shop it's dangerous and annoying..... is there a fuse or a wire that can be cut?

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There is a fuse for your ABS system. It is in your fuse box under your steering wheel or under the hood. Check your manual to see which one it is.

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  • jpbollin1 Aug 25, 2010

    The fuse that is under the hood is the fuse you want to pull. It is a 60 amp fuse, very large one and sort of a bluish color. The fuse box under the hood is located on the drivers side, next to the fender just between the battery and the firewall. Pulling this fuse will disable your ABS system, but not your brakes, the brakes will function normally just like any car without ABS, but you will have to deal with the BRAKE and ABS lite on the dash being on all the time. We pulled our fuse out over a year ago after almost getting into an accident because the ABS would engage and not allow the truck to stop for stop lights and stop signs. Apparantly GM is well aware of the issue and as far as I know has not made a recall to repair the issue. But removing the fuse should stop the problem you have been having.



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