ABS Warning Light On and/or Erratic ABS Operationon Chevrolet Suburban 1500

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

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Average mileage : 165,509 (88,500–257,658)
10 Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007
30 people reported this problem
15 people shared problem details
anti lock brake light on all the time.
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abs comes on if i am moving to fast and try and stop only on the front left side
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slow speed anti lock kicks in little or no brakes
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Erratic activation of ABS even on dry pavement and at slow speeds. Continued even after new wheel bearing. Finally just unplugged ABS fuse.
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Traction control, stabilitrak, brake lights come on. The display sometimes says to repair stabilitrak and traction control and other times it says they are turned off. Intermittent check engine and tire pressure lights come on. Got an estimate that says lights are on due to ABS pump motor failure $1,065+tax to replace. SES light on for vent valve leaking $135 plus tax to repairmake an appointment for next week to see if it gets fixed
Mine does this and works at strange times. Not sure why
same brake lights on
abs light stays on
Immunination of the ABS and brake light comes on intermittently
abs vibration occurs at slow speed. Truck will not stop. ABS light illuminates
Waiting on repair
Working on fixing this problem. ABS activates almost every stop, on dry pavement. Sometimes it activates while driving in a parking lot at very low speed. Also, the speedometer jumps around when driving at high speed.
abs light on all the time. seems to grab when stopping below 15 mph. I believe it has something to do with the wheel speed sensors.
Dealing with this problem right now and no one seems to be able to fix it.
ABS kicks in a vibrates like crazy when you use the brakes and it often feels like it isn't catching and stopping. Just had the brakes "fixed", so it should be pads or anything like that. Haven't fixed it yet.
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