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Old 02-02-2006, 10:06 PM   #1
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Chevy sent me a letter saying they can improve braking performance slightly on dry pavement by reprogramming the electronic brake control module. It'* not a recall, they're calling it a voluntary customer satisfaction program. The letter says it affects certain 2006 Impala vehicles with ABS & 17 or 18 inch wheels. Since I've got a Monte Carlo it probably affects all ABS cars with 17 or 18 inch wheels. Does anyone care to speculate on how different size wheels would affect ABS braking?
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the cars with the larger wheels need more stopping power....maybe the EBCM applies more 'pressure' to the breaks with less effort??
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I didn't think the EBCM applied brake pressure, I thought it just took it away.

I have heard rumors through police magazines that Impalas have fixed their braking problems. They used to have terrible brake distances, and this year they improved. Too bad I just threw the magazine away.
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