Long Beach Anti Lock Brake Repairs

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One of the best technological advances in the automotive industry is the anti-lock brake. Anti-lock brakes allow a drive to slow the vehicle using the braking system without skidding or sliding. This is especially important when driving on wet or slippery roads. Before the invention of the anti-lock braking system (ABS), many accidents occurred because drivers would brake too hard, causing the brakes to lock, causing them to lose control and collide with another vehicle or object.

If you own a vehicle with anti-lock brakes in Long Beach, Signal Hill or Lakewood and are looking for a qualified repair shop, come see the ABS repair experts at Advanced Computer Automotive. When you choose ACA for your automotive repair needs, you don’t have to worry if the mechanic is qualified to work on complex components. All of our technicians are ASE certified and trained to work on all automotive components for all types of vehicles. With our state of the art diagnostic equipment, we can find the problem and make the repairs quickly and at a fair price.

To better understand how anti-lock brakes work, here is some basic information. An ABS has four principal components:

Controller: The car’s computer, which monitors the speed sensors and controls the valves.

Pump: Working in collaboration with the valves, pump helps is regulating proper brake pressure. After the action of the valve of releasing pressure from a brake, the pump helps to re-establish brake pressure.

Speed Sensors: Located in the wheels and sometimes in the differential, they provide data to the system to let it know if brakes are about to lock.

Valves: Playing one of the most vital roles, it regulates the force at which the brakes can be applied.

There are a lot of components to an ABS. However it is relatively easy to know if you have a problem with your anti-lock braking system. If there is an issue or a malfunction, the ABS indicator light in the instrument panel will light red. When this light comes on, it is advisable to bring your vehicle in to diagnose and correct the problem. Ignoring the red ABS light could mean the difference between avoiding an accident from an ABS malfunction.

If your ABS light is on, bring it into the Long Beach ABS repair specialists at Advanced Computer Automotive. You can call us at (562) 421-1905 for more information or to schedule an appointment. We also allow the flexibility to schedule appointments online.