ABS Pump

By Andy Y, January 19, 2009

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump provides supplemental brake fluid pressure (in addition to the pressure created when the driver applies the brakes) necessary to operate the ABS system.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing ABS Pump

  • Illumination of the ABS warning light

ABS Pump Related Repair Advice

  • The ABS pump is commonly part of the hydraulic valve assembly
  • On many newer vehicles, the valve assembly can be replaced separately from the ABS control module

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