Q: Anti-lock disabled message - 1989 Cadillac Allante

asked by on

The driver information center in my car is showing the "anti-lock disabled" message. I have no problems with the braking system in the car. However, I cannot remove this message. Do you have any idea how I might do that?

Most likely, this message is generated by a faulty wheel speed sensor, or fault in the brake fluid pressure pump assembly. These systems are tested each time you start your car, and a fault found in this process can disable the antilock braking system if appropriate. Your service brakes MAY perform properly, but without anti-skid protection. However, have a professional mechanic, like a certified technician from YourMechanic, check out this fault, and make needed repairs, such as replacing your wheel speed sensor.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Anti-lock disabled message - 1989 Cadillac Allante

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Q: Brake pressure

Hey there. It is possible that the master cylinder has worn out sufficiently that the brake fluid is leaking past the master cylinder piston and seals and into the power brake booster. This would cause a "no firm brake pedal"...

Q: I have a 06 Infiniti M45. The service engine light came on. Got the codes of p0420 and p0430. Wondering if I need to replace both O2 sensors.

Hi there. When the codes P0420 and P0430 come up, usually the catalytic converter has failed, but before you determine if you need to replace the catalytic converter, consider checking the following: A damaged or failed oxygen sensor on...

Q: Front Tires getting hot & theres a burnt smell

Hello. Most of the time if you have a caliper or two that are hanging up it is because of a bad master cylinder. The seals in the master cylinder bind and keep the master cylinder from releasing. Most of...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...