Side issue - but you'll also be much more highly regarded, and more
likely to get help, around usenet groups if you figure out how to post to
usenet, instead of to some crappy web forum that freeloads off usenet.
On Wed, 6 May 2015 12:15:52 -0700 (PDT), Steven Langdale
I've driven many vehicles with anti lock brakes and I've never heard any noises
until the moment the modulator kicks in during a stop with reduced grip. Drive
well within the limit of the grip available and the noise never appears.
What precisely is this ABS selftest doing and why is this so badly implemented
there is a metallic clunk during normal operation?
On Fri, 08 May 2015 12:13:36 +0100
A quick Search for "abs brakes self-test" turned up this:
Scroll down, and there is a reference to the self test. I have no idea
about the site or its reliability.
Is that other Ford Focus don't make the noise?
Other Fords don't make the noise?
Other makes of car with other makes of ABS don't make a noise?
My 80's Nissan makes a whir as the motor runs up to prime the
accumulators once it exceeds 19mph. At which point it would throw a
warning if that failed. Other basic checks like solenoid continuity and
sensor integrity are done at switch on.
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