How to Troubleshoot an Anti-Lock Brake System?

Answer Anti-lock brakes, or ABS, is a braking system enhancement that helps the driver to better control the vehicle during sudden and hard braking. The anti-lock brake system is most effective in inclima... Read More »

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How to Diagnose Brake Problems in the Anti-Lock Brake System?

The anti-lock brakes in your vehicle help to prevent wheel lock-up during hard braking. This system uses a series of magnets to control the braking action of the wheel. Because the anti-lock brakin... Read More »

Can You Have Electronic Brake Distribution Without an Anti-lock Brake System?

Electronic brake distribution and anti-lock brake systems (ABS) are mutually exclusive in automobiles. Electronic brake distribution (EBD) is essential to the correct function of anti-lock brakes. ... Read More »

Who invented the anti-lock brake system?

Gabriel Voisin invented the anti-lock brake system, also referred to as ABS, in 1929. Voison was a French automobile and aircraft pioneer who initially created the anti-lock brake system for airpla... Read More »

Who invented the anti-lock brake system in the 1950s?

Anti-lock braking systems were originally developed for aircraft by the U.K. tire manufacturer Dunlop in the 1950s. The system was first used in the automobile industry in 1966 by the Jensen sports... Read More »