I have a 95 Lumina Mini Van. The ABS light came on about 5 years
ago on my van, and ever since the ABS has never worked. (Im like you
and HATE ABS) So I never got it fixed. However a guy told me at the
local garage that the sending unit was screwed. So maybe if you
disconnect the sending unit. Don't ask were it is, cause I have no
The answer to both of your questions is "Yes". However, you need to check
with your local laws and with your insurance company. Since ABS is a safety
system it may be illegal to do so, and you also may be receiving a discount
on your insurance because you have it that you may no longer be eligible for
if you disable the system.
And then of course there's the issue of liability on my part, especially
since I am an advocate of ABS.
Good luck - Jonathan
I don't know why you want to do this, but it is quite easy.
In the main fuse box inside the glove box, remove the fuse marked
In the Underhood Electrical Center #2 (mounted to the driver's side
strut tower) remove BOTH fuses marked "ABS" (one is a large Maxi-Fuse,
the other is a Mini-Fuse).
This will remove all electrical power from the entire ABS system and
render it dead.
One side effect of doing this is that the yellow "ABS" light will be
ON all the time, since the ABS module, when unpowered, will not supply
a ground to the light control module to turn the light off. You have 2
ways of fixing this:
1) Remove the ABS lamp from the dsahboard
2) Disconnect the light control module - you'll find it behind the
left sound deadener panel to the right of the steering column. It is a
small rectangular module with a 4-pin connector taped to the wiring
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