Auto Systems and Repair: Anti-Lock Brake System

The ABS system prevents wheel lock-up by monitoring each wheel with a wheel speed sensor. When the wheel starts to skid, hydraulic pressure to the brake is temporarily reduced to prevent the wheel from skidding.

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Key Component — ABS Valve Assembly

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) valve assembly is operated by the ABS control module. The valves open and close as necessary when the ABS is active, providing the correct brake fluid pressure to each wheel to prevent wheel lockup during braking. More >>


Additional Key Parts

ABS wheel speed sensor, ABS differential sensor, ABS control module


 

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