abs and brake light on in 2001 suburban

Asked by Jul 10, 2012 at 07:16 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

abs and brake light come on everytime i drive vehicle. been in shop twice , so calle fixed by replacing module. cant get straight answer as why.  also low coolant light stays on and it has coolant and not overheating

2 Answers

241,425

Faulty wheel sensors can also cause the issue, you also want to check the free play of the wheel bearing. There should be NO free play in the bearing, although a very little is acceptable. Excessive free-play can cause codes as the inner part of the bearing moves to and away from the sensor mounted to the outside of the bearing (hub). The coolant light can be on due to a dirty coolant level sensor.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
975

Go to your local autozone or whatever and get the code from the abs from them, if you post it here then there is a much better chance we could figure it out. There are literally hundreds of possible problems. As far as the wheel speed sensors goes, that is NOT your problem because they only trip the abs light, not both. For the coolant sensor issue, replace the overflow tank (the sensor is integral with the tank) should be about 50 bucks.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • abs and brake light on in 2001 suburban 2 answers

    abs and brake light come on everytime i drive vehicle. been in shop twice , so calle fixed by replacing module. cant get straight answer as why. also low coolant light stays on and it has coolant and...

    2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ABS and Brake light on 2000 Chevy Suburban 2 answers

    My ABS and brake lights just went on. My brake pads and rotors should be good. Before i take it to a mechanic im wondering if anyone knows what type of problem im looking at here. Easy fix? Hopefully ...

    2000 Chevrolet Suburban LT 1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Brake light and abs light come on stay on for 2001 suburban 1 answer

    2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • will compressing caliper without opening bleeder on 2001 suburban damage abs? 2 answers

    I compressed the rear caliper without opening the bleeder now abs light comes on. Haynes says to open bleeder. does this damage abs? is this fixable?

    2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Replacing rear brake line on 2002 Suburban 11 answers

    My 2002 Suburban has a ruptured rear brake line. I can tell it is broken between the ABS unit and the left rear wheel. I am trying to find an affordable way to repair, but after speaking with severa...

    2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Suburban Questions

Chevrolet Suburban Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 990
#2 Eric Fritz
Eric Fritz
Reputation 890
#3 Neal Turner
Neal Turner
Reputation 850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon XL
209 Great Deals out of 12,378 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
558 Great Deals out of 31,371 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Yukon
381 Great Deals out of 19,299 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Expedition
438 Great Deals out of 24,829 listings starting at $1,150
Used Cadillac Escalade
194 Great Deals out of 10,972 listings starting at $3,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 181,201 listings starting at $250
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
300 Great Deals out of 28,182 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Sequoia
137 Great Deals out of 5,469 listings starting at $1,500
Used Lincoln Navigator
102 Great Deals out of 5,837 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150
2,059 Great Deals out of 207,339 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Explorer
931 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Ford Excursion
12 Great Deals out of 806 listings starting at $2,250
Used Dodge Durango
268 Great Deals out of 21,293 listings starting at $1,499

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 9,772 listings starting at $41,841
2016 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 1,578 listings starting at $36,000
2015 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 1,081 listings starting at $25,215
2014 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 436 listings starting at $17,500
2013 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 601 listings starting at $12,499

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.