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It happens rarely but I think the ABS steps in and scares me.


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#1 OFFLINE   jkaminsky

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 03:19 PM

I can't make my car reproduce this, but it happens once in a great while. I'm on the brakes, usually its soft on the brakes, and usually on rougher pavement. I'm braking and suddenly for a split second the brakes aren't brakeing and the car glides/surges forward. Its a weird feeling, then the brakes apply again and work fine.

 

My fear is that its the ABS engaging when it shouldn't, like its sensing traction loss when there isn't, and that one day its going to do this when it shouldn't be and I'm going to run into someone. I could also just be weird :p

 

Anyone else experience this?









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#2 ONLINE   Plus 3 Golfer

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 04:40 PM

Yes, same experiences.

It also happens in rain when going over slick surfaces like metal or those white, raised crsoss walk surfaces. I believe it is normal abs engagement during regerative braking when a tire loses traction.

#3 OFFLINE   fbov

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 10:42 PM

...suddenly for a split second the brakes aren't braking and the car glides/surges forward. Its a weird feeling, then the brakes apply again and work fine....

I get this on turns, as if a little lateral acceleration shifts the brakes from regen to friction, and there's a delay when it switches. 

 

The one thing I should mention is I've had recall 14S03 applied, due to a hard RCM failure. Odd things happened before that recall that haven't since. 

 

Have fun,

Frank



#4 OFFLINE   Marc Smith

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 10:03 AM

It has happened to me as well  it is a bit unnerving  but its usually as a result of a bumpy road and a quick stop...  it does seem like its a bit touchy...



#5 OFFLINE   jkaminsky

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 04:59 PM

Oh I had 3 recall things done to my cmax, I'll see if the brakes were one of them. Maybe they did something they didn't need to or shouldn't have.



#6 OFFLINE   cmax-nynj

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Posted 03 September 2016 - 09:13 PM

Your tires may be worn out; over-inflated or both








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