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    In this Lovely weather we are having, obviously the ABS is kicking in a Lot, but when it does kick in it sounds really rough compared to other cars, is this a vectra thing or is it a Problem?

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    nope, not a problem, just noise transferance..Mines been 'banging' like a good'un today....

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    well thats good then, it is a noisy thing when it really kicks in - which was a fair bit when I was out this morning!

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    I couldnt hear mine the last time i used it , but i was ploughing onto a field through a fence thanks to the useless abs and cornering brake control brake force distribution , If the car never had all the stupid stuff fitted it wouldnt have ended up in the field .

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisTheMenace View Post
    I couldnt hear mine the last time i used it , but i was ploughing onto a field through a fence thanks to the useless abs and cornering brake control brake force distribution , If the car never had all the stupid stuff fitted it wouldnt have ended up in the field .
    Not a speed issue then Dennis

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    Tried not to use the brakes much at all today, engine braking for me mainly.. Abs only cut in a couple of times the whole day.
    Last edited by plasma; 8th February 2007 at 23:56. Reason: cant spell for **** (its buds fault)

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    Mine too, it sounded like the front strut had come off a few days ago.

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    i was goin to post the same question about the noise.
    glad to hear its normal.

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    I think that its probably a good idea when you change cars to go find some gravel to test out your ABS so you know what it feels like. Also for regular passengers/drivers to know. First time I ever had it I thought i'd run over a bag of spanners!
    As I am occasionally less than sympathetic whilst driving it does avoid having to shout "no you stupid **** its meant to do that!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by PIMM View Post
    Not a speed issue then Dennis
    No , Hit a nice patch of diesel on a backroad near mere in wiltshire

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