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I was haveing break problems the peddle would seez up and i would here a electric motor sound

cjwilkins
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Asked by cjwilkins Mar 16, 2013 at 12:33 PM about the GMC Sierra 1500

Question type: General

The truck would keep moving I hit a car in the parking lot and then the brakes worked fine. I can't trust the brakes So I pulled the abs fuse out and seems to be ok will this be ok with out the abs motor not working? Thanks Chris

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tenspeed
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The electric motor sound you heard was the ABS system cycling the brakes hundreds of times per minute. I heard it once when attempting to stop on glare ice. (BTW, I came to a stop in the middle of a intersection. Not cool blowing through a Stop sign) --- Your ABS system failed. Pulling the fuse removed it's functions and probably lit the ABS dash light. You can get it checked out and obtain a replacement estimate. It's not going to be cheap.

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tenspeed
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There is no law to get it fixed. I hardy ever use mine and personally I wouldn't repair it.

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