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Old 11-13-2011, 03:25 PM
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K1500 ABS disabling?

My '95 K1500 has developed a bad brake 'grab' at times, when it's first started to be driven ( clears up after a few miles ). Many times this is accompanied by an ABS light.. Asked the mechanic I use about checking the ABS codes with his scanner and he said to just pull the fuse and drive it, as the OBS trucks are better without it, which is not the first time I'v been told the primitive Kelsey Hayes system is no good, and it no longer activates anyway. it used to, but never like it should.. I do not like lights on the dash and will not perform this 'modification' unless the dash light can be turned off short of cutting wires or pulling the bulb, or black tape.. Problem is, I'm not even sure the grab is caused by the ABS .

can ABS light be turned off?

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There are millions of these trucks on the road with the factory ABS working just fine (mine being one of them). Find a mechanic who has a clue, or buy a factory service manual and learn how to fix it yourself.
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