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This is actually not a "how to" question, but more "am I going to die" inquiry.

I have had the 3 Amigos, scanned, and found 11.4 which I should be able to fix easily...but have chosen to put it off until next month.

I promise I will hold no one liable, however, is the Disco safe to drive on mountain passes in the meantime? I live a few minutes from some 10% grade and the brakes do feel more spongy after I cleared the amigos (psychosomatic or is this a real symptom of clearing amigos?) and I know a fix is ultimately necessary, but can I survive a trip up and over 8,451'?

Thanks...and again...no liability assumed by you telling me I'll survive. :buttrock: :beer:
 

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The 3 amigos will only effect your stopping powers if you had to do a panic stop and then the brakes might allow the tires to lock up and slide like brakes system prior to ABS.
 

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Forgot to mention your spongy brake question, not ABS related, old burned brake fluid and old warn out rubber brake hoses are the cause of that.
 

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Trust me on the hoses, if you have over 100,000 miles on the truck, the hoses are causing you some grief.
When bleeding the brakes, how much fluid did you use?
 

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Easy job, either replace with new rubber hoses or if you have a lift then use extended stainless steel lines.
 

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Just curious cause after watching your video, your approach angle could use some help. Did you use the 779 or the 751 front springs?
 

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I am sorry, I got your truck and a video mixed up.
 

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If you clear the codes and they come back as soon as you start and drive, "YUP", time to replace the valves and seals. I would also recommend doing the ground wire repair at the same time since you are going to take the module off for repairs.
 
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