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    Vehicle : Vectra C estate

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    whenbraking, the car feels as though its braking/releasing/braking/release but very quickly sort of like abs is kicking in but no noise

    any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by neill View Post
    whenbraking, the car feels as though its braking/releasing/braking/release but very quickly sort of like abs is kicking in but no noise

    any ideas?

    thanks
    Sounds like an abs fault - any warning lights - could be a faulty sensor on one of your wheels!

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    Can you feel it through the pedal and steering wheel

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    dont feel anything through the pedal, and no warning lights. Only thing i notice is the car sort of jerking back and forth

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    Maybe a caliper binding on? Best guess try jacking up each corner and spin each wheel and see if any binding.
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