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Another weird brake thing upon start-up! (archive)

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Posted by Curt K. on June 22, 1999 at 06:15:56:

In Reply to: it really is supposed to do that... posted by Rob Levinson on June 16, 1999 at 22:32:20:

Another thing that BMW does is the first time you apply the brakes the ABS may 'bump' one time. It's the ABS checkout and actually cycles the valves. Probably to recirculate some fluid so it doesn't get funky. My car did it backing out of the garage every morning. Just a light bump. At first I thought there were front end/brake problems but a top-notch wrencher told me about the check-out.

Curt K.


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