a little more than 24 hours ago, i jad my ABS worked on, and had my master cylinder replaced at a shop. 3 hours ago i had to slam on the breaks, and now a low trac light comes on and my break pedal vibrates kinda. anything to worry about or take it back to who worked on it??

20

Asked by Aug 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

a little more than 24 hours ago, i had my ABS worked on, and had my master cylinder
replaced at a shop. 3 hours ago i had to slam on the breaks, and now a low trac light
comes on and my break pedal vibrates kinda. anything to worry about or take it back to
who worked on it??

6 Answers

71,025

I'd take it back. The ABS and traction control systems work together and are tied into each other. One panic stop shouldn't upset the apple cart. When the computer detects a problem in the ABS both systems are disabled until it's fixed. HTH. -Jim

20

they also told me i had one break i need to replace soon cuz its almost metal to metal. could that be the other possible reason as to why its doing what it is doing now?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
35,645

Yes it is. Do both sides of the axel and investigate why one side is almost metal to metal and fix that to

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20

the one side is almost metal to metal because with the problem i was having with my ABS it was reading that 3 out of 4 breaks werent working cuz the master cylinder was bad so the one break that needs to be changed was the only one that was working. the light dont come on all the time just once in awhile. i dont break hard so i dont know what the hell is going on. this is why i dont like chevys.

71,025

Sounds like you have one front caliper that's not working and your rear shoes are out of adjustment. HTH. - Jim

35,645

If you're going to do the work yourself and want to save money Google Advanced Auto Parts coupons and order the parts you need on line. You can pay wit a C.C. ,PayPal, or a debit card. When I was in the USA I saved up 40 pepercent.

Your Answer

Lumina

Looking for a Used Lumina in your area?

CarGurus has 171 nationwide Lumina listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Lumina Experts

  • #1
    90V6RedHotLuminaEuro
    Reputation
    1,180
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,090
  • #3
    11jonny11
    Reputation
    930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
937 Great Deals out of 64,888 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
4 Great Deals out of 1,285 listings starting at $1,488
Used Ford Taurus
188 Great Deals out of 15,415 listings starting at $1,850
Used Toyota Camry
891 Great Deals out of 81,557 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
712 Great Deals out of 41,332 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
424 Great Deals out of 30,578 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Accord
981 Great Deals out of 59,171 listings starting at $1,099
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
29 Great Deals out of 2,622 listings starting at $1,449
Used Ford Mustang
555 Great Deals out of 35,409 listings starting at $1,200

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.