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Brake Abs Warning Light Problems of Chevrolet S10



Chevrolet S10 owners have reported 25 problems related to brake abs warning light (under the service brakes category).

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 Chevrolet S10 1
Failure Date: 08/15/2014

Our abs light keeps coming on and when it does the abs don't work. It comes on whenever it wants. It is the same issues as the 2000 are having and they have a recall. It recently caused the back wheel not to move at all. We were told the spring inside the module is going out. It also afftects the air bag from going on. Also, the ignition won't work the truck won't start. It takes several tries to get it to start. We were just told that it's the starter. The seatbelt locks intermittenly and won't let me move.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 Chevrolet S10 2
Failure Date: 10/12/2011

My 2001 S10 Chevrolet pick up abs light has been on for ever and the brake shops and the tire store mechanics tell me there are a lot of Chevrolet trucks with this problem. The repair estimates I have received range from $1000. 00 to $1500. 00. After internet research I have found this is a big problem and it has to do with two solder points in the abs control circuit board at the abs head. Some folks take this unit apart and solder these two points and they work/repaired the problem, sometimes not. . Is general motors fixing these problems??.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 Chevrolet S10 3
Failure Date: 04/10/2010

Abs on a slightly bumpy road, caused accident. I had plenty of time to stop but the abs kept kicking in for no reason making me slide right into the guy. Truck is still damaged, 2200$ worth of repairs needed.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 Chevrolet S10 4
Failure Date: 09/01/2007

During rountine operation, after applying the brakes. The emer and abs warning lights illuminated indicating a failure of the abs brake system. After checking with my local dealership, I eas informed this is a common failure of the abs control module and to repair the system it would cost appx 1,200. 00. The very next day the lights went off and remained off for several weeks. Brakes operate normal, its impossible for the consumer to determine the exact extent of the failure and to what system. Also consider this to be a systemic problem with gm s series vehicles according to the local gm dealership.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 5
Failure Date: 06/01/2006

Within the last couple of weeks whenever I am coming to a stop at slow speeds, less than 10 mph, my anti lock brakes do not allow the vehicle to stop. I have gone into a number of intersection and pass stop signs. This happens in reverse or drive. I have removed the abs fuse and have not had any problems. Now my abs light stays on but the vehicle stops. The dealer said that the front hub bearing assy's are loose but the longtime repair shop I always go to can find nothing wrong with the bearing assy's. I think there is rust and corrosion on the brake sensor mounting surface and have a copy of a TSB to give to my garage to hopefully try and correct this potentially dangerous problem.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 6
Failure Date: 05/18/2006

: the contact stated the abs warning light illuminated and there was an increased stopping distance while applying brake pressure at various speeds. There is a NHTSA recall, # 00v055000, regarding the antilock brakes. The vehicle was not inspected by the dealer. The VIN was not included in the recall. Additionally, the tailgate support cables corroded and fractured without warning. The contact replaced the tailgate cables. There is NHTSA recall # 06v066000, regarding the tailgate hinge and attachments. The VIN was not included in the recall.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2004 Chevrolet S10 7
Failure Date: 05/23/2004

While driving the abs light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the pinion was loose and needed to be tightened.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1998 Chevrolet S10 8
Failure Date: 01/30/2004

1998 Chevrolet S10 pick up 2 wheel drive. The abs brakes release completely and do not reengage for 10-15 feet. The truck will not stop during the release period.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1997 Chevrolet S10 9
Failure Date: 03/01/2002

Seems as if when I come to a complete stop, the bakes lock up or do not catch. Car-x said they couldn't find the problem. The abs light keeps coming on and they don't know where the malfunction is. This problem almost cost me to crash a couple of times when parking in a parking lot and my brakes do work correctly. Any help on this matter will be greatly apprectiated. Thanks.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 10
Failure Date: 10/30/2001

Abs warning light was on. Consumer took vehicle to a mechanic, and mechanic stated that braking system is wired wrongly, and and that is why the light is coming on. Please provide any further information.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 Chevrolet S10 11
Failure Date: 01/29/2001

When driving at speeds above 30 mph abs light will illuminate on dashboard, and brakes will kick in without manually applying brakes. Consumer has contacted dealer, dealer is checking vehicle.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 12
Failure Date: 08/20/2000

After driving for a while would start to apply brakes for a normal stop. Abs pump would kick in & would not have any brakes. Whenever brake pedal wad released, abs light came on. Then, tapped brakes and vehicle would stop. Problem was intermittent. Have not taken to dealer as of yet.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 13
Failure Date: 08/07/2000

Abs light comes on at high speeds, won't go off until shutting off car.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 14
Failure Date: 03/01/2000

At around 45,000 miles, the abs light went on during travel. I went to a brake shop and they informed me of a problem with s-10 brakes. I called the dealer where I purchased the truck and they said there was no recall yet. They did tell me there was a problem with s-10 braking systems and I should wait until I receive a letter. I used the internet to check and see if there was recall on my truck. The information I read was the final letters would be sent in Dec. 2000. As of now, I have not received anything. I called the dealed and they gave me a price of $350. 00 to fix the problem. I do know there is a abs problem with 2,400,000 trucks. How do I find out if my truck is part of the recall. The truck stops fine, except in wet weather. If the road is wet, the brakes lock up.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 15
Failure Date: 12/23/1999

Consumer received a recall notification in the mail regarding abs system, consumer dropped vehicle off at dealership and was advised that the vcm was reprogrammed, after proceeding to take the vehcile home the abs light came on after numerous attempts to fix problem consumer was advised that the vcm would have to be replaced and the consumer would be responsibile for the cahrges, after some deliberation on both sides gm customer service decided to apply goodwill to consumer's claim and cover the repairs, consumer was assured that the replacement of the vcm would fix the problem, however the abs light came back on, consumer tok vehicle to another dealership and diagnosed problem as being the ebcm needed to be replaced, but was advised they needed to go back to dealership that performed the original recall repair, consumer was advised again that she would be responsibile for repairs and again it was being disputed, finally the approval for repairs were given at no charge to the consumer, however the abs light did continue to come on after the repairs, consumer took vehicle back to dealership and it was discovered that a shorted pump needed to be replaced and the abs unit was replaced again, after all the numerous attempts to try and remedy problem the abs light still continues to come on.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 16
Failure Date: 11/17/1999

Abs light came on while driving at 75mph and stayed on. Contacted dealer, and was not able to duplicate problem.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 17
Failure Date: 09/15/1999

When brakes are applied, the anti-brake stystem will grab / lock-up causing failure. The abs warning light is coming on. Dealer says the vehicle is alright without abs.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 18
Failure Date: 05/01/1999

Once vehicle is started abs indication light would stay on until vehicle is turned off. Also, while applying brakes, the brakes started pulsating. Please provide further information.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 19
Failure Date: 10/01/1997

While driving the consumer stopped and parked vehicle to go inside office, when he come back outside, got into the vehicle tried to back up (reverse), but it did not have any brakes and the abs light on the dashboard did not go off.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 20
Failure Date: 10/01/1997

While driving vehicle in reverse about 10 mph the consumer parked the vehicle and went inside the office. When came back out and got into vehicle tried to back up (reverse) but did not have any brakes, and the abs light on the dashboard did not go off.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 21
Failure Date: 08/05/1996

The abs brake system malfunctioned, the abs light comes on, and the brakes lock up, causing vehicle to pull in either direction.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 22

While driving the abs light illuminated, and brake warning light flashed on and off. Dealer has inspected vehicle, and attempted to repair it.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 23

When brakes are applied abs light would come on and remain. Brakes would totally non-exist. Took vehicle to dealership, and mechanic replaced entire braking system.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1996 Chevrolet S10 24

Recall 99 v 193 000. After vehicle was repaired under the recall abs light illuminated while in motion. Dealer stated that sensor and module were bad. This abs light did not come on until kit was installed.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Chevrolet S10 25

During braking on wet, bumpy or gravel surfaces the brake pedal becomes "soft" and goes to the floor. The vechicle becomes hard to stop. The abs warning light comes on and will not go out until the vehicle is restarted. This is a very dangerous situation.