Hi, new to forum, if I have put in the wrong place please move accordingly.
Have a 2006 tundra with tires marked (iirc) 245/70r16. Vehicle has fishtailed on wet roads driving and braking straight twice now at low speeds (less than 20mph easily), the most recent time actually hitting a car adjacent. Very minor damage, but the fact it happens at all is disturbing. ABS light is on at the moment, but the car fishtailed previously before it came on.
I have driven pickups 2 decades, have an older f150 which while it can be made to skid on wet roads braking, has never shifted horizontally on such skids, and am wondering if this is simply a design feature of the tundra or if there is something I can do (tires I assume) to make the vehicle stay straight when braking.
no weight, the vehicle is almost always empty in back. Do other tundra owners have similar fishtail occurences? It also can happen if I give the car gas right after a turn, though only a small horizontal shift in back unlike when stopping.
Is the abs light always on? If so your abs will not work, also what condition are your tires in? Low tread on the tires will make it alot easier for them to lose grip on wet roads. Also what type of tires? I know when I had BFG MT's on my old grand cherokee the rear end would always slid out from under you when their was alot of water on the road.
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