ABS Light Due to Brake System Control Unit Failure on Chevrolet S10

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.

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Average mileage: 122,647 (19,500–267,533)
15 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
147 people reported this problem
79 people shared problem details
2001 Chevrolet S1060,000
ABS and Brake light come on at intermittent times after I start driving my 2001, 2WD S10. Dealer charged me $50 to check and said a relay in the ABS system was bad. They wanted $1300 to fix it. This problem started around 2004. About six months ago I came across this problem on something I read, and found out it is a COMMON problem with this brake system. Still no recalls. Worst, if you pay the $1300 for the same relay, how long is it going to last?
1999 Chevrolet S1072,000
The ABS light comes on and the abs kick in even when I don't need it making it hard to stop quickly at low speeds.
2000 Chevrolet S10126,000
Abs light and brake light stay on
While driving the ABS lights on along with the Brake light. Sometimes they are both off during my trip to work and don't come on for a day or two. If its a sensor can it be replaced when new breaks are installed? Or can I replace the sensor by taking off the wheel hub my self?
1994 Chevrolet S10176,000
abs warning light on
1994 Chevrolet S10123,000
ABS system started to come on when easily braking. Then, it finally stopped and the ABS light came on. ABS system no longer works.
2001 Chevrolet S10122,055
abs and emergency brake light come onsome time and stay until I restart the truck then it will come onagain later
1995 Chevrolet S10105,000
abs light on - can't find anyone who can read code - not yet repaired
1997 Chevrolet S1099,560
The ABS system engages at low speed when normal brake pressure is applied. The brakes are then rendered useless.
2000 Chevrolet S10138,467
Abs brake control module went out at 138,467.
Turned out that the problem was a shorting ABS sensor in the right front wheel hub. Designed so that you cannot replace just the sensor. I had to replace the entire wheel hub. Problem is fixable, but you should redo the brakes at the same time.
abs makes nise and the pedle pulls back and braken tinen
1998 Chevrolet S10140,000
Abs light stays on.
2003 Chevrolet S10120,000
NOTICED THE LIGHT COMING ON,COMING HOME FROM TRIP AND WE KNEW INSPECTION WAS COMING UP ,SO WE WAITED FOR THAT,WE TOOK IT TO DEALER WHERE WE DEAL ALL THE TIME,MC CLINTONS OF PARKERSBURG,FOR INSPECTION AND IT WAS REJECTED...THE WHOLE SYSTEM HAD TO BE REPAIRED.COSTING US OUT OF POCKET OVER 2,300.00 FOR REPAIRS,WE ARE SENIORS AND THAT IS A LOT OF MONEY,I WANT MORE INFO ON THIS RECALL.PLEASE BE KIND ENOUGH TO REMIT SUCH.,
2000 Chevrolet S1035,000
The ABS and Brake warning lights came on about 12 years ago, and have stayed on ever since. I've successfully ignored them.
1998 Chevrolet S1095,000
abs light kept coming on then going off at random moments and the brakes build pressure and it also is the reason i wrecked my truck. maybe they should fix this!!!
Abs light has been coming on and off since I had bought it with 46000 miles. I was told that the sensor sometimes will come on from tire slippage or mud may have gotten on the sensor. But I have replaced wheel bearing and breaks and rotors to try and fix the problem. But it not fix the problem. If this is a problem with every model there needs to be a recall.before someone gets hurt or dies from this issue of faulty sensors.
Light sometimes comes on. Think it is electrical!
Replace caliper on drive front,gravity bleed @ right rear manual bleed front caliper still brake light on,...air is not the problem rite Thanks guys
1999 Chevrolet S10137,000
not yet fixed
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