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so tonight while leaving work from the 10th floor in a casino parking garage (Caesars AC NJ) my brakes started doing something CRAZY!! it felt like i was on ice or a really wet road...while i was braking, the ABS was going crazy.. the right side, and the steering wheel kept pulling to the right. and then i noticed the abs, slip and vdc lights on. once out of the garage, things felts fine... drove a few miles, I stopped and turn the truck off. once back on and driving, all the lights turned off. and no issues since.

i did take it to the car wash before i parked, so not sure if the water had anything to do with it!!

and i have to say that my passenger side CV joint is bad!! so if i hit a speed bump while turning and the cv is really bad, would it affect everything!!

i'm dropping it off at the dealership in a few days, but i just need to find the day that works with my family and schedule!
 

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If the brakes are acting up, you MAKE time in your schedule to have them checked / repaired...
 

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mine was doing that like crazy and randomly, before i replaced my wheel bearing. it was so bad it messed up the ABS sensor and that caused my ABS to stop working all together
wheel bearing huh?? i thought it was my CV going bad... i really need to take this in to get fixed, but tomorrow is my day off and really wanted to go to the beach...
 

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yeah who cares about your family in the vehicle or other people on the road (sarcasm) suck it up and get it looked at before something goes wrong and you hurt someone.
 

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It sounds like his acted opposite, sounds like his ABS engaged severely limiting his braking power when it wasn't needed.
 

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This might have nothing to do with whats going with you but I had a similar experience in a parking garage. I got out to see if I was leaking brake fluid everywhere and nearly fell on my head. The parking garage had just "cleaned" the levels with a street sweeper type thing and it left a film like they had armor all-ed the pavement. I was heading into a concert so I assume the garage was left in shambles from the night before. But ABS kicked in and steering had no effect at times like I was on ice.
 

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I've had that happen after a high pressure car wash. Never in the Xterra, but in my old '04 WJ. It was a weird car wash thing and it was fine afterward. Scared the crap out of me though.
 
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