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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe Question: Brakes scrub, fail intermittently when vehicle cold. ABS light on intermittently.

 

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Notablonde, Valley, AL, July 01, 2010, 13:10
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When I begin to drive my suv the brakes will scrub and seem to fail. It does stop it feels like the brakes are not catching. After this happens there is no problem with them again until the next time I drive the vehicle. This happens intermittenly. It happened once after I went through a large water puddle. My ABS light comes on intermittently also. I took it in for repair and the mechanic said he could find nothing wrong with my brakes and of course when he drove it this did not happen.

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    July 01, 2010, 13:41
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    Really need to get the ABS code, that will be key. I am surprised that your mechanic did not access the code, as this is crucial information. I would find a shop that can deal with an ABS problem, which you seem to have.

    http://repairpal.com/directory?address=36854&car_brand_names=Chevrolet

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    Notablonde, July 06, 2010, 11:35
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    Update - Took to my usual mechanic yesterday and they checked everything from front to back EXCEPT the ABS Sensor. He didn't have the right equipment to check the sensor. I am taking it to see the other guy this afternoon. Everything else checked out great.

    Thanks Dandd!!!

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