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Old 01-16-2015, 07:29 PM
Erock482 Erock482 is offline
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Default Re: How to disable gives me problems

One more whack at the horse coming right up.
ABS can be an annoyance if you are not used to it, however, the reason i got my ranger could have been completely avoided had i had ABS on my Old Truck, Brakes locked up and i T Boned a guy who had run his stop sign. Had I had ABS, i could have avoided the collision, but with no ABS and the wheels locked up, all I could do was hold on tight and brace for impact. My Two Bits, keep it on, take it in and have it checked to make sure sensors are good, etc. if you dont like how it corners theres not much you can do, 2wd RWD trucks turn MUCH tighter then the same truck with a 4x4, smaller tire size might help as you might get more turn out of the steering before your tires rub/lock. As for braking, drive smart, keep your foot out of it and watch your surroundings, brake gently for easy slow downs, it saves not only the life of your brake system but also can help with fuel consumption.
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Old 01-16-2015, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: How to disable gives me problems

One thing that was very briefly mentioned are the hubs and/or sensors. The OP or anyone else reading ought to be maintaining their truck. Just a thought.

My truck has a loose hub and is making the ABS turn on, with no dash light. An expensive part for sure. Ill be ordering the parts soon to repair it, and stop the ABS from coming on, because normally, its not supposed to be coming on.

In conclusion class, my (unprofessional) opinion is that maintenace is a smart idea.
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abs, antilock, brakes

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