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ABS are also called anti-lock braking systems.

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Want to learn more about ABS repairs?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does the ABS do?

The ABS, or anti-lock braking system, on your car is a super important system that keeps your braking in check under hard braking. The system is especially important when braking in adverse weather conditions, i.e. when the road surface is slippery due to leaves, frost or when there are traces of oil on the road. Because of this, keeping your anti-lock braking systems properly maintained is vital
There's a couple of components in the system that can cause problems. In many cases it will be the ABS sensors which fail, having as the result that the system is not provided with accurate information from the wheels. That means that the ABS control module is no longer able to reliably adjust the brake pressure at each wheel, no longer preventing the wheels from locking up.

When should you consider replacing the ABS Control Module?

The ABS control module rarely needs replacing as it is mainly an electrical component. The component does not need regular servicing, however there are a number of things that can go wrong with the module. Sometimes the electrical connectors can corrode, or internal damage can occur due to wear. If there are issues the ABS light will light up on your dashboard, but if you have any doubts about the component working properly have it inspected by a professional. In any case, make sure to follow the brake maintenance guidelines stipulated by your car's manufacturer.

When should you consider replacing the ABS sensors?

Whilst ABS problems can be due to a myriad of issues, usually caused by issues in the electrical system or the ABS ring. Sometimes it can simply be that the ABS sensors need replacing, they usually malfunction when covered in debris or grease. Before carrying out a repair, though, it is always a advisable to consider an inspection by a professional mechanic first.

When do you know you should replace the ABS ring?

In many cases problems with the ABS lie with the sensors and ABS rings fitted at each wheel, they work together to measure brake lock at wheel. If one of these components is faulty the system cannot do its work properly. Sometimes the ABS ring (or ABS reluctor ring) can corrode or simply break preventing the sensor from properly measuring the amount of wheel lock at a wheel. Of course, if a mechanic diagnoses a problem with the ABS ring, then action should be taken for example by replacing it.

How do you know there is something wrong with the ABS?

*The brakes do not respond as well as normal under hard breaking.
*The brakes lock up very easily when braking on slippery surfaces.
*The car's ABS warning light is on.

What happens during an ABS repair?

*Depending on the specific job - an ABS repair may include all or some of the following steps
*Mechanic will inspect the ABS system.
*If necessary, the mechanic will replace the ABS control module, ABS pump, ABS Motor or ABS sensors.
*Mechanic will bleed the braking system and refill with fresh brake fluid.
*Mechanic will test drive and inspect the braking system.
*If necessary, the mechanic will make any adjustments.

How much does an ABS repair cost?

The cost of an ABS repair depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your ABS system repaired by Clickmechanic. We can help you with an ABS sensor replacement, ABS control module replacement or ABS ring replacement, just select your car at the top of this page to get a quote.

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4 manufacturers for ABS Repair

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Audi

Parts costs: £421 - £505

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 8

£567

£507 - £507

£726 - £726

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BMW

Parts costs: £538 - £646

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£699

£614 - £614

£866 - £866

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £1104 - £1324

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 4

£1337

£1169 - £1169

£1440 - £1440

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Volvo

Parts costs: £2550 - £3060

Labour time: 2-3 hours

# of quotes: 3

£2704

£2666 - £2666

£3326 - £3326

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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for an abs repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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