Antilock Brake System (ABS) Repair Service Information serving Beaverton, OR

Chances are that your Subaru is equipped with antilock brakes (ABS) that help keep the wheels from locking up during emergency braking. If the antilock brakes stop working, an ABS warning light should appear on your dashboard. If all goes well, this is the only symptom you'll experience.

You see, the ABS system relies on wheel speed sensors on each wheel to determine when and where to operate. Typically, the ABS warning light is triggered when one of these sensors isn't sending good information to the computer. Fortunately, this probably won't affect normal driving. However, if the ABS light is on in your Subaru, it's much more likely that the vehicle will lose control during an emergency stop. That's why we strongly recommend getting an ABS light looked at right away by certified technicians like those at our authorized Subaru service center in Beaverton.

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Why Is the ABS Important?

Simply put: ABS keeps your wheels from locking up. Before this system was commonplace, drivers were told to quickly pump their brakes if they had to come to a hard stop in order to prevent the wheels from locking and sending the vehicle into a skid. ABS does the exact same thing, but better. It pumps the brakes much faster than a human could, making the stopping time shorter. If you've ever had to brake hard, or apply the brakes on a particularly wet surface, you may have noticed the ABS. It's the vibrating, pulsating feel from the brake pedal. ABS failure means that your Subaru will be much more likely to have its wheels lock if you have to brake hard, which could put it and you in danger.

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Schedule Your Service Appointment at Carr Subaru

If your Subaru needs a minor service like an oil change, tire rotation, or filter replacement, take advantage of Express Service. If you'd prefer to schedule an appointment, or if your Subaru needs more in-depth work, use our online service scheduling tool or give us a call. We're open from 7am until 7pm on weekdays and 8am until 4pm on Saturdays, so you can make your service appointment work with your schedule instead of the other way around. When the time comes for your appointment, find us at 11635 SW Canyon Rd, Beaverton, OR 97005.

Carr Subaru: Your Source for Service & Maintenance

Your Subaru is a special vehicle, and it deserves special treatment. That's exactly what it will get at the Carr Subaru service center. Our technicians work with Subaru cars and SUVs every day, so they know their way around your vehicle. Their knowledge and attentiveness is backed up by genuine OEM and Subaru-approved parts and chemicals, so you can be sure that your Subaru stays under warranty and gets only the best parts. In addition to having the largest service center in the area, Carr Subaru is known for happy employees and community involvement. Find out firsthand what makes us special when your Subaru next needs maintenance.

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Carr Subaru

11635 SW Canyon Rd
Directions Beaverton, OR 97005

  • Sales: (503) 672-3370
  • Service: (866) 460-0188
  • Parts: (888) 627-4707

Hours

  • Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday Closed
  1. Carr Subaru

    11635 SW Canyon Rd
    Beaverton, OR 97005

    • Sales: (877) 275-1161
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