How to disconnect ABS? - Page 2 - Truck Forums


Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 11-28-2011, 11:30 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2
Default

How can I clean/replace the ABS sensors? Where are they located? Are they hard to find?
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 11-28-2011, 12:22 PM
NullHead's Avatar
TruckForum Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 1,226
Default

yeah I highly doubt it's your tires. Has to be an ABS system malfunction. The only time an ABS system kicks in, is when one of the sensors detects one wheel is slowing down faster than the rest of them. For example, if your foot is on the brakes, and a single tire slides in water or ice, the abs kicks in to let hydraulic pressure out of that wheel's brake line. This would, in theory, keep the tire from sliding, and help keep the vehicle under control.

Your tires aren't the issue if your ABS is coming on when it isn't supposed to, and you aren't sliding.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 12-04-2011, 09:53 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Monroeville Pa
Posts: 196
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cvl_mi View Post
How can I clean/replace the ABS sensors? Where are they located? Are they hard to find?
The wheel speed sensors are in the wheel bearing. They are easy to replace, but they are expensive. You'll spend about $100 for just the sensor, while a new wheel bearing is about $140 and comes with a new sensor in it.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ABS Light- No ABS GMCSierraFan Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 4 04-25-2011 05:38 PM
fuel pump quick disconnect fuel lines needshave Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 0 01-24-2010 01:53 PM
Air Bag Disconnect BirdDooHead Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 0 09-18-2008 11:35 PM
Gas Gauge no longer works after battery disconnect. hawks General Motors Tech 0 08-01-2008 12:48 PM
fuel line disconnect tool montero91 Ford F-150 Forum 1 05-15-2006 11:47 PM


Tags
06, 2000, 2001, 2006, abs, chevy, disconnect, disconnecting, ford, gmc, s10, silverado, size, tire, truck, trucks, unplug, versus

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:39 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.