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ABS Repair Bristol RI

Antilock braking systems (ABS) can provide more steering control, help avoid skidding, improve vehicle control, decrease stopping distances, and prevent wheel locking. ABS repair is available if the ABS is not performing these functions. See below for local auto service providers in Bristol, RI who provide access to ABS repair, anti-lock braking system diagnosis as well as related content on antilock braking systems.

J and S Auto Repair
(401) 384-0961
51 Kent Avenue
Warwick, RI
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASE
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window Motor, Window Regulator, Br
Service Types and Repair
Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, Auto, Exotic Car, Honda, Toyota

Valley View Auto Service
(401) 683-2626
1630 West Main Road
Portsmouth, RI
Services
Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Engine Repair,Mufflers Repair

Firestone Complete Auto Care
(508) 678-6380
782 G A R Highway
Swansea, MA
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Alignment Repair,Brake Repair,Retail Tire,Tune up Repair

Hillsgrove Servicenter Inc
(401) 737-3818
1965 Post Road
Warwick, RI
Services
Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Engine Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Truck Repair,Gas Stations

Elite Auto Repair
(401) 736-8942
53 Kent Avenue
Warwick, RI
Services
Oil Change and Lube,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

Sears Tire and Auto Center
(508) 324-6510
Swansea Mall/rt 6 & 118
Swansea, MA
Services
Brake Repair,Retail Tire,Tune up Repair

S and S Transmissions
(401) 683-6906
1416 West Main Road
Portsmouth, RI
Services
Brake Repair,Mufflers Repair,Transmission Repair

Roberts Transmission
(508) 496-9530
1 Sears Rd
Swansea, MA
Services
Brake Repair,Engine Repair,Mobile Auto Repair,Transmission Repair,Tune up Repair

J Poulos Automotive Center
(401) 941-6440
85 Perry Ave
Warwick, RI
Services
Auto Parts,Auto Body Repair,Auto Glass Repair,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Collision Repair,Custom Painting,Interior Repair,Truck Repair

Elite Auto Repair
(401) 736-8942
1587 Post Rd
Warwick, RI
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Clutch Repair,Mufflers Repair

ABS Brake Issues

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Reader Question: I have a 2002 Audi A6 2.7T Quattro. It has 56,000 miles on it. I purchased it about 8 months ago. I love the car but in the end of October, I was driving and the ABS/ESP lights came on, after I had turned the car off and back on they went out.

A month or so later my husband took the car after a cold night, the emergency brake had been on, and he said it felt like the brakes were on and holding him back. Over the next few month it happened some more until one day, I was driving and the lights came back on and it felt like the brakes were being applied and the pedal went hard as a brick.

I brought to my mechanic and of course, when he got in it everything was fine again. I took it home and a few days later I went to leave my driveway and the pedal was hard as a brick so I had it towed, they could not find any codes in the computer so the kept the car and drove it and since then it has happened several more times.

They have bled the brakes and replace a valve next to the booster and the brake switch and it still happened and now we are moving on to replace the brake booster and master cylinder and a very large bill, I just would like your opinion on this if you think this could be the problem.

I am worried that it could be the ABS system or a hydraulic
Issue, the mechanic did tell me that they discounted the ABS system and it still happened. Any help!

Thanks,

Gretchen

Hi Gretchen,

I am not very familiar with these ABS systems, and that could be the problem with your mechanic. They are not familiar with them either. I would suspect you do have a problem with the ABS pump, which supplies hydraulic fluid pressure to the system. However, that is an expensive GUESS!

The problem will probably be trying to get a diagnosis when the ABS light is ON. Each time you turn the key off, the on board computer system will reset itself and try to clear out any trouble codes that might have been stored in memory. Therefore, when your mechanic plugs his test equipment in he sees nothing.

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