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1996 GMC Jimmy Stopping Problems

I have a 1996 GMC Jimmy, and I am having problems with the brake system. It seems that when I have to press them hard (to stop suddenly) they grab, let-go, grab, let-go, and all while it is grabbing the tires are screeching (locking) and the entire truck rocks, but it's not stopping like it should. It takes forever to stop when I NEED to stop.

Also, when I stop normally it pulls to the right.

Any help would be appreciated! I can't drive this thing, too dangerous!

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Sounds like your abs isnt working right. The pulling to the right could be the alignment out, brake pads more worn out on one side then the other or a rotor grabbing better than the other. If I was you I would get the alignment checked along with replacing brake pads and rotors and maybe disconnecting the abs, thats what I did to mine and have no problems anymore.

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