Having problems with your 2001 GMC Yukon XL ?
I have a 2002 gmc yukon. When i press my brakes my antilock brakes go off and stopping is tough. what could this be?
You need to connect a diagnosing scan tool and go for a drive. during an ABS event, watch the values of the wheel speed sensors on the scan tool. chances are one will not be accurate, causing the abs to activate. the sensors are integral to the wheel bearings, and are changed as a complete unit. this is a common failure. good luck!
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I have a 2002 gmc yukon. When i press my brakes my antilock brakes go off and stopping is tough. what could this be?
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Hi Tora, Go to the back brakes. This is where the prob could be. But with you bleeding the brakes, the peddle has went beyond its normal travel causing the rubbers in the master cylinder to get messed up. Happens too often! Replace the master cylinde ... 2001 GMC Yukon XL
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