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1997 chevy pu blown brake line and abs ?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by GA73, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. GA73

    GA73 Member
    Messages: 90

    blew a brake line in the spare truck a few weeks ago. brought it in today to get fixed. after fixing the lines and trying to bleed it out they could not get any pedal. they figure the abs module/ pump is no good. when bleeding the back the fluid would just ooze out instead of shooting out. same in the front.
    they said it was a common problem with this vintage truck
    $600 from gm or gamble with a used one for $150

    anyone ever have this problem
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Remove ABS module, replumb brake lines around it....problem solved forever!!
  3. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    That what I see lot junkyard trucks with abs motor they just use those porti valve it long word I can't remember how spell.

    They bypass abs motor and use valve.
  4. GA73

    GA73 Member
    Messages: 90

    thats the other alternative is putting a portioning valve in there
  5. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,980

    put it on a scanner and run the program for abs bleeding