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Old 08-29-2008, 12:58 PM   #61
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Like ABS - you are going down a steep sand hill, or a steep talis slope and you need to slow down or stop. You want to lock the brakes so it'll build a berm in front of the tires to stop you. You lock up the brakes, the ABS says "you don't need to stop" and releases them.
At least on the Wrangler TJ, the ABS system is automatically disabled at speeds below 5 mph for that very reason. I somehow kept the ABS brochure that came with my '97 TJ when I bought it new and it confirms that. Though I had to disable my ABS to install the D44 axle in the rear, my ABS never gave me any issues offroad for the 6-7 years I ran it before it was disabled like so many think it will.
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UPDATE:

After I changed the 02 sensor and the dealer cleared all codes, the 1 error code reappeared.

Haha!!! Bwahahahahaaa!!!!! I called my dealer guy and he said to bring it in and they will check it out again free of charge.

Un-FRUCKING-BELIEVABLE!!!

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Which code reappeared?

That's why the Rubicon - at least the '03, doesnt have ABS.

I knew a guy that was a cop - they ordered some new Fords as patrol cars. They had the ABS - they'd never used it before. They managed to wreck all of them quickly. Mike drove one into a store front because of it.

The way they had been driving was at a fast corner, they'd stab the brakes, kick it sideways and power through it - dirt track style. The ABS wouldn't let them break it loose === crash! They bought some more, but they all had to go to driving school to learn how to drive them.

Too computerized!

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