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1994 ford club wagon ABS brake ligth on

There seems as all this vehicles have this trouble everywhere I traveled all ford Vans had this abs ligth on I also had trouble while under warranty ford dealer replaced the module for the abs brakes only to last a shorth time just to be out of warranty is there a problem with this modules shoul I replace it only to go bad again costly for a temporary fix Brakes are fine what to look for to simplify repair thanks

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SOURCE: bleeding abs brakes


WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contacts eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If taken internally, drink water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

CAUTION: Do not allow the brake master cylinder reservoir to run dry during the bleeding operation. Keep the brake master cylinder reservoir filled with the specified brake fluid. Never reuse the brake fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system.

CAUTION: Brake fluid is harmful to painted and plastic surface's. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or plastic surface, immediately wash it with water.

NOTE: When any part of the hydraulic system has been disconnected for repair or installation of new components, air can get into the system and cause spongy brake pedal action. This requires bleeding of the hydraulic system after it has been correctly connected. The hydraulic system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment.

  1. Clean all dirt from and remove the brake master cylinder filler cap and fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with the specified brake fluid.

  2. Place a box end wrench on the RH rear bleeder screw. Attach a rubber drain tube to the RH rear bleeder screw and submerge the free end of the tube in a container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  3. Have an assistant pump the brake pedal and then hold firm pressure on the brake pedal.
  4. Loosen the RH rear bleeder screw until a stream of brake fluid comes out. While the assistant maintains pressure on the brake pedal, tighten the RH rear bleeder screw.
    • Repeat until clear, bubble-free fluid comes out.
    • Refill the brake master cylinder reservoir as necessary.
  1. Tighten the RH rear bleeder screw.
  2. Repeat Steps 2, 3, 4 and 5 for the LH rear bleeder screw.
  3. Place a box end wrench on the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw. Attach a rubber drain tube to the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw, and submerge the free end of the tube in a container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  4. Have an assistant pump the brake pedal and then hold firm pressure on the brake pedal.
  5. Loosen the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw until a stream of brake fluid comes out.
    • While the assistant maintains pressure on the brake pedal, tighten the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.
    • Repeat until clear, bubble-free fluid comes out.
    • Refill the brake master cylinder reservoir as necessary.
  1. Tighten the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.
  2. Repeat Steps 7, 8, 9 and 10 for the LH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Brakes engaging without pressing the pedal

this is a simple job of adjusting the rod on the end of the servo that pushes the master cylinder .remove master cylinder and with help push the brake pedal down and then screw the end of the shaft in a mm or so .This will cure your problem.

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SOURCE: I have a 1994 ford explorer 2WD with ABS. The

physically remove the tires and inspect the brake pads even wiggle them as well as make sure they are tight and fitted properly also do you hear any kind of grinding ? if so your wheel bearing could be going bad ..

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SOURCE: Was there a recall on Ford Windstars 1999-2003 for

The 2001 windstar does not have a recall on the ABS. There is a TSB but this is just a message to help out the repairer, its not a free warranty repair. The only recall you most likely have open is the speed control recall which is not associated with the ABS concerns common to the windstar.

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SOURCE: Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT ABS

All fluids I'm sure were checked. They all checked run out(rotor warpage). 2 tires!! That's what gives us technicians a bad name.....bad parts changers! Kids who do nothing more than throw parts at cars until it's fixed or you have no more money! I digress. the problem is going to be a faulty module. There are 3 sensors for wheels speed. There is also a sensor in the front of the master cylinder(open the hood and you can see it) that you need to make sure is not leaking. This is the sensor for the cruise so when you apply the brake, it kicks the cruise off. If no ABS lights are on, the system believes everything is fine. Obviously stock size wheels and tires. Looking at the wiring diagrams only reinforces my diagnosis. Epecially when you say that you took out the fuse. Replace the module. Let me know if you need anything else.

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