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Today I had to slam on my breaks and I noticed no antilock...i actually skidded quite good, made a heck of a racket. How can I tell if I have them. I thought all intrepids came with ABS
 

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Easiest way... pop the hood, on the drivers side there is a black plastic box that houses the fuseable links and relays..

If you have a space where the diagram says the ABS relay should be then you dont have it :)
 

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I dont think they all did have ABS...But Wildcat has the solution! :)
 

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a yellow abs light will come on when the ing
is turned on and then go out.(bulb check)also the controller and hydrolic support unit
is right next to the PDC(POWER DISTUBATION
CENTER)or under hood fuse box.(the one it the dash is refered to as the junction box)
cheers! Sully.
 

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hmm, yaeh, when its dry and you pound on the brakes I notice just a skid as well, but when shes slippery out, I get feed back from the pedal.
 

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My Intrepid doesn't have ABS. It was/is(?) an option at least on the base cars.

[ September 20, 2001: Message edited by: Intrepidatious ]
 

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my 97 sport is similarly equipped. i thought it had ABS but alas, i have drums, no ABS light and no ABS relay in the fusebox. oh well.
 

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and having a speed limiter?
 

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Thanks Gang, I agree platinum, what's up with that? Does anyone think it would be hard to convert. I do have rear drums, and the underhood inspection proved my worst fears. CRAP. So can I go and get a rear axil? or rear disks assemblies from a 2nd gen (junk yard), and swap it out? Then what? Am I missing the sensors and software too? I would ass-u-me so. It probably isn't worth it huh?
 

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well.. just give a litte more thought when you have to break. the fastest way to stop is not letting ABS do it... you do it yer self, keeping the tires just barely skidding in the slightsest amount... I think I heard it called 'threshold brakeing'
 

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Well, as a 16-year-old driver with only about a year of driving experience, i now know the difference ABS makes. It was raining outside and I was going about 25 approaching an intersection. I applied the brakes probably a little too fast and slid. It wasn't a good feeling...

my family's other '95 Intrepid ES came with ABS and I had done much more severe stopping without skidding, so i dunno...

And BTW ABS is only STANDARD on the R/T and ES w/ traction control. go look in the 2k1 Intrepid book (sitting right in front of me). I don't know if anything changed for 2002, but my SE (a 2002) doesn't have ABS. next car will, though.
 

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Wow! 16 and a 2002 SE?!?! My first vehicle was an orange and white 1971 VW Bus nicknamed "Gus the Bus".

I don't remember if my '96 has ABS or not. I haven't seen it for over a year now. :( If it doesn't and has rear drums I'd be interested in doing a rear brake conversion too.

[ September 26, 2001: Message edited by: MP3Trep ]
 

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My first car was a 1986 Hyundai Excel nicknamed "You ****ing Piece Of ****!"

I probably had the worst first car of anyone on here. :)
 

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'87 pontiac 6000, 2.8L carburated. would stall out in intersections if I gave her too much gas. Ended up throwin a rod on me.
 

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I just relized, I have, like, the WORST luck with cars. Pontiac threw a rod. Oldsmobbile stripped the timing gear, (interference engine), fixed the valves/timingchain/pushrods/lifters/heads and then the Cam decided to die (two worn lobes.) now my trep is in the shop for an "I think it is the water pump, but I'm not sure" type of thing. blah.
 

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My first car at 16 was a 1973 Gto ventura. 400 small block, built to the teeth. Couldn't afford to fuel it cept Sundays..lol..but then my next car was a 85 cadillac, i still have. See, I had a motorcycle as my only transpo for 10 years! I forgot how sweet cars can be :D
 
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