GMC
Yukon XL 1500
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Dead Battery Due to ABS Pump Not Turning Off on GMC Yukon XL 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump may stay running after the ignition is turned off causing the battery to go dead. Our technicians tell us that the ABS control module should be replaced to correct this fault.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 136,875 (88,500–181,000)
5 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004
10 people reported this problem
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ABS pump runs after engine is cut off. Battery runs down overnight. I was disconnecting the battery, but then just pulled the fuse.
ABS light comes on and stays on. When you turn off vehicle, there is something still running (ABS Pump); his has occurred three times on my same 2002 GMC Yukon XL (2wd). First time was at 88,500 miles (Dec-2007); 2nd time was 124,498 miles (Jun-2010); and now a third time 160,000 miles (Sep-2014). Something is not right for this to keep re-occurring.