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Abs problem I have a 2006 Ford Escape. Everytime I go ahead or back up slowly and apply the brakes, my vehicle shudders like the abs is on. I called a ford store and told me that the tone ring was probably missing teeth or cracked. They said it would be $700. Any suggestions? can you replace it yourself?

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Surely not a 700$ fix. I would take it to a garage or even better a friend and have them check the ABS system for faults. It shouldn't be much to have this checked I wouldn't pay more than $40.00 to have it done. Just tell them you want to know what wheel is having the errors. With that information you can know what wheel to check for issues. The reluctor rings are easy to brake but also easy to fix. if it is a actual sensor issues, and not cracked broke or just mud covered, I would get one used from a salvage yard. Let me know what you find out. If it is a sensor a local yard here has a few escapes in, i'm sure I could get the sensor for around $10-$20 a piece of thats alll it is. Let me know, and thank you for using fixya.com

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