Is is possible to upgrade car brake to ABS?

04/11/2018 Same topic: Handy maintenance tips
To equip your car with ABS is not an easy task which requires lots of money and time.

Among techno equipped to improve car safety, anti-lock braking system also known as ABS is like a life guardian of your car and of course of yourself as well. With the ABS, as you use your car break in emergency, you have more control over the wheel and directional stability. The ABS also works to reduce the stop distance, which is very necessary on wet or slippery roads. The primary job of an ABS is to keep the car brake from locking up. ABS is there to pumps the brakes automatically so that they won’t lock up while drivers of cars without ABS have to pump the brake manually.

ABS illustration

With the ABS, you have more control over the wheel and directional stability

Video: What is ABS? Anti-lock Braking System Explained

However, to equip your car with ABS is not an easy task which requires lots of money as well as time. First of all, you have to look for a proper ABS. The tip is trying to get one from cars whose size and brand are similar to yours. Don’t forget to ask your trusted mechanic which one is best. Besides, it is not effective to fit ABS in cars that never have ABS in the first place.

A list of things you need for setting an ABS to your car is quite many. To begin with, pressure regulators are needed to distribute the brake oil to all wheels. What’s more, new rotors, triggers, and sensors for the wheel are important too.

Many car experts and users recommend not to add ABS to your vehicle due to the fact that it costs so much and the success is not guaranteed. They advise it is better to choose ceramic brakes or a car with manufacturer-fitted ABS.

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