ABS Light - Loose battery cables???

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by kjb13, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. kjb13

    kjb13 Member

    Any chance that loose battery cables could have triggered the ABS light to come on ? Truck actually seems to run smoother now with tightened cables.
  2. GM Customer Service

    GM Customer Service Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    I would be happy to look into this for you with your VIN. Please feel free to contact me privately. Thank you in advance.

    Tricia, GM Customer Service.
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Did you clear the ABS light and did it come on again? Also I check/tighten my battery cables every month because these side post batterys seem to loosen and with todays electronics in the truck you need a good solid connection.
  4. BobEhud

    BobEhud Rockstar

    could also be in your front hub bearing assembly.Have the truck scanned and see what that tells you.If it is the bearing not a real high dollar fix.With GM's this is 80 percent of the time the case.
  5. 2COR517

    2COR517 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    ABS is one time it absolutely pays to have it scanned. Cost less than one bearing on that truck, which you probably don't need anyway. Front wheel speed sensors are about $40, if that is even the problem. Just as likely to be a corroded connection.

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