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Brake Abs Warning Light Problems of GMC Sierra - part 1



GMC Sierra owners have reported 40 problems related to brake abs warning light (under the service brakes category).

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 GMC Sierra 1
Failure Date: 08/12/2014

Tl-the contact owns a 2007 GMC Sierra. The contact stated while driving 55mph, the brake pedal was depressed and failed to respond as the abs light illuminated. The contact discovered there was not brake fluid in the reservoir and the brakes had rusted. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and has been repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 78000. Ss.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2002 GMC Sierra 2
Failure Date: 10/01/2010

Abs is activating at low speeds under 10mph when stopping without abs light coming on.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2004 GMC Sierra 3
Failure Date: 09/14/2006

Abs brake activates at slow speeds. Wheel hub bearing problem.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1998 GMC Sierra 4
Failure Date: 06/08/2006

The contact owns a 1998 GMC Sierra. The contact stated that the abs warning light illuminated after depressing the brake pedal. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician was unable to rectify the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage 96,000.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1997 GMC Sierra 5
Failure Date: 01/01/2006

: the contact stated that the abs was unwarrantable activating, causing increased stopping distances during low speed brake applications. There is a recall regarding the abs however the VIN is not included in the recall. This occurs each time the vehicle is driven. There were no previous occurrences that lead up to these incidences.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 6
Failure Date: 10/18/2005

The consumer states he owns a 1999 GMC Sierra pick-up truck. Sometime this past summer he heard a noise that sounded like a motor running. The dealership disconnected the motor so he would not hear the noise anymore. The consumer states that the abs light was on. The dealership told the consumer that there was a bad sensor motor. The dealership quoted him a price of approximately. $400. 00 to fix it. The contact did not want to have this repaired at that time. He has since received a recall letter on the abs brakes on 10-18-05. The dealership repaired the recall prior to the contact receiving the recall;notice on 9-28-05. But refused to replace the sensor motor because it was not related to the recall. The contact was not sure if the two were related, but still wanted to file a complaint in the hope that he may be able to get this sensor replaced without charge or at cheaper price. Updated 11/29/05.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 7
Failure Date: 10/01/2005

The contact received NHTSA recall 05v379000 for abs brake system. The recall repairs were performed, but the contact believed the dealer only partially repaired the vehicle. The abs light was still illuminating on the dash. The dealer said they performed the repair that was indicated on the recall notice. The dealer said they would have to inspect the vehicle to determine the cause of the problem.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 8
Failure Date: 08/24/2005

The contact received NHTSA recall 05v379000 concerning the anti -lock brake system. He took the vehicle to the dealership, and they performed the recall repairs. The abs light was still on, and the abs did not work. While driving for short periods of time the consumer experienced brake failure. This resulted in extended stopping distance. He contacted the dealership and manufacturer, but the problem was not covered by the recall. The consumer had difficulty shifting into 3rd gear. Updated 12/07/05.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 9
Failure Date: 07/15/2005

Dt the contact stated the vehicle lurched forward . He pumped the brakes to stop which causes extended stopping distance. The abs system activated under 10 mph. There was a recall, but this vehicle not included. The abs indicator light came on intermittently.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 10
Failure Date: 05/16/2005

Abs light is coming on. Took vehicle to the mechanic who told the consumer there was a recall, when consumer called manufacturer, they stated that the VIN was not part of the recall.


 
car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 GMC Sierra 11
Failure Date: 10/14/2004

The antilock brakes engaged at 10 mph while driving on dry road conditions. The problem was repaired on October 14, 2004. The problem was due to internal hub failure in which both hubs were replaced. The brakes never failed at high speeds. The abs light stayed on.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 GMC Sierra 12
Failure Date: 10/01/2004

The contact received a recall 05v379000 concerning abs brakes. Had previously the repair work done. When she contacted general motors, they told her they would reimburse her for the repair work, but she would have to pay for half of the remaining repair work. . Since repairs the abs light has been on and it feels as though the brakes do not work. The vehicle was taken back to the dealership , and they found the electronic control module needed to be replaced. The abs remained lit after the repairs were made. Updated 11/29/05.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 GMC Sierra 13
Failure Date: 10/01/2004

Dt : the contact stated on October 1, 2004 the abs light was came on and stayed on intermittently. Contact has to increase stopping distance in order to get the vehicle to stop. The abs system will activated when coming to a stop. Contact stated she has taken the vehicle to the local dealers, and they said the abs module needed to be replaced. Also, the contact states that the abs system did not work at all now. The abs brakes experienced the same problem mentioned in the recall. However, when contacting the dealer they claimed that replacing the abs module was not part of the recall.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2002 GMC Sierra 14
Failure Date: 08/12/2004

While driving on dry surfaces abs system engaged, fresulting in extended stopping distance. The part was replaced twice. However, problem recurred. Second occurance resulted in collision 'garage door'; return true;" onmouseout="window. Status=''; return true;">garage door</a>. Abs senser replaced a second time.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 15
Failure Date: 07/01/2004

The contact states there are two NHTSA recalls campaign #05v379000 and 05v161000 concerning the antilock brakes and the parking brake. This vehicle has the same problems as indicated in the recalls, but it is not included in the recalls due to VIN. Updated 12/27/2005 - the abs light has been on for about 6 months and there is no abs. The parking brake has not worked since the vehicle was purchased on 8/12/2003.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 16
Failure Date: 06/25/2004

2000 GMC Sierra pickup. All of the rotors and brakes were replaced. The consumer currently had to replace the sensors for the abs. The dealer told the consumer that there was a defect. The abs light would come on when it shouldn't. The wheel sensors were bad. Over the course of 6 months, the consumer had to replace the brakes for $1, 000. After replacement, the consumer heard a clunking sound. The service department found that rust had fallen into the right front wheel.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 17
Failure Date: 01/28/2004

At 62000 miles abs light came on. Abs motor continued to run even when engine was turned off. Consumer had to pull the fuse off the vehicle to stop the abs motor running. Dealer indicated nothing was wrong with abs motor, it was still running even when the engine was turned off.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 GMC Sierra 18
Failure Date: 04/10/2003

The brake light and anti- lock brake light on the dash comes on and the brakes are spongy. The consumer has not experienced brake failure yet. The consumer has taken the vehicle to dealer and they can't find anything wrong. The manufacturer has not been notified.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 19
Failure Date: 03/17/2003

Anti-lock brake system defective; still not repaired.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 20
Failure Date: 09/07/2002

While driving, the abs light illuminated, consumer returned home and discovered that the abs motor was still running. Consumer was informed by the dealership that this is a known problem and that the brake system will still perform however the abs probably would not.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 21
Failure Date: 07/26/2002

While driving abs light will stay on, and abs motor will make a loud clunking noise.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 22
Failure Date: 05/04/2002

Abs light came on while driving. When shutting off engine pump kept running. Dealer replaced abs module.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 23
Failure Date: 04/09/2002

Ebcm pump motor relay stuck open. . . Caused pump to run continuously. Abs light came on. Car battery has to be disconnected to stop pump until part can be fixed. Nlm.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 24
Failure Date: 04/04/2002

On April 4, 2002 at 7:40 p. M. , my abs panel light came on, while driving into my driveway at 3 miles per hour. When the abs panel light came on, there was a loud continuous buzzing sound, which never subsided or went off. I promptly took my GMC Sierra t.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1999 GMC Sierra 25
Failure Date: 03/02/2002

While driving, abs light came on and abs completely shut down, abs module continued to run after vehicle was turned off. Consumer pulled the fuse to stop abs motor from draining battery, dealer agreed to pick up some of the cost of repairs.