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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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Just had my engine rebuilt to stop oil leaks. both engine &

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just had my engine rebuilt to stop oil leaks. both engine & transmisson removed. front supension dropped,front struts replaced & rear shocks replaced.( also replaced oil pump & water pump.) now car freeks out from slight right hand turns, anti-lock brakes/speed control kick in. car is "dangerous to drive" because "computers out of control."
replaced both front wheel hubs to fix problem due to what codes indicated but problem continues.
any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, I am Cam. Can I get your first name please?

So I am understanding your issue correctly, the abs/traction is activating when it should not be and that is what you refer to the computer being out of control?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but mosly when the steering wheel is moved towards the right,ie exiting a highway,changing lanes.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
martin is my name
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Understood. Then my next question is what codes were set?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
presently none according to my mechanic
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the prior codes caused him to change the wheel hub bearings,but problem continues
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Ok Martin. So the issue is most likely wiring. In this year range of vehicle, the wiring that routes to the wheel bearing assembly along the suspension is prone to breaking or shorting out, even inside the insulation in such a manner that it works properly until stressed by turning. That is why it only happens while changing lanes and to one way. The repair is to verify no wiring issues exist elsewhere then replace the section of harness from the body to the wheel bearing.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
will foward info to mechanic. why should the problem have occured after repair was performed. car was perfect before work was performed.
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Likely the wiring was weak before but not to the point it would fail, and th movement of the wire outside of its normal range was the finishing movement to make it fail.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
mechanic says already checked that and no problems found.
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

May I ask how he checked that wiring? We don't see all the time a physical fault in the wire, rather it's a call based on symptoms. GM even updated the wire composition. In the harness to an angle hair strand, very fine to prevent this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my mechanic name is johnney,his #(###) ###-#### ***** am happy to pay you if you would call him and give him the solution because he is excellent & he is out of answers.
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

If you Accept the phone offer, I will speak to your mechanic directly rather than calling you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he is expecting your call. i trust there is a fix!
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

I'm sure we will get it sorted out. Do you see the offer that was proposed? The only way I can call after you have clicked accept.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i accept but where do i click?
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

The system blocks out the system blocks out phone numbers in the public thread which this is. When you accept the offer you can put your mechanics number in the space provided so it will be displayed correctly.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ITS $20 FOR THE call which is fine but where can i click
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

There should be a link somewhere to accept that offer. Yes, that is the offer to call your mechanic directly. Can you scroll down more to see it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that offer is no where to be found again,i scrolled up & down
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Does that one work?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
does what work?
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

I sent another offer.

Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry about the difficulty with the site, must be a bug that we don't know about. I am only contracted to the site so I will need to send a report to the customer service moderators to get this sorted out. Perhaps close the window, go into your email and select the link and open a fresh window.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
wont accept payment via my cell phone. do you have a direct #
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Can you log on through a regular computer? Unfortunately I don't have a direct number. I can only call out.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
mr.classic,south miami florida is his shop
Expert:  Gm Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Understood, but I am not permitted to make any calls until the offer has been accepted. IT is a site site violation and I am not directly employed by Just Answer, I am independently contracted to the site.

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