Question about 1994 Ford Econoline

Open Question

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

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

Brian032472
  • 150 Answers

SOURCE: bleeding abs brakes

Manual

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

alicantecoli
  • 21949 Answers

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.

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

morse008
  • 1111 Answers

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 ..

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

Ford007
  • 131 Answers

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.

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

iambanshee74
  • 3489 Answers

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.

Posted on Aug 11, 2010

Rickygittins
  • 715 Answers

SOURCE: The dust is everywhere inside.

Are the vents open ? It shouldn't be to hard to locate where it's coming from, if your running your A/C then put the setting on interior recirculate not outside air (pulls outside air thru the fan). I could help out more but you didn't state the make model or year of your car.

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Can i un-A.B.S. MY 1997 ford falcon futura wagon,


the ABS is a system that allows wheels that have stopped turning under brakes to turn again momentarily
the brakes work through the abs system normally at all times from the booster and it is only when a wheel stops turning that the electric motor in the abs unit provides pressure to a line to compensate for the fluid returned by the valve in that line that was opened when the wheel stopped
you can disconnect power to the abs ( fuse ,relay) and the brakes will still operate normally except that when in extreme braking situations the wheels will lock up and steering control will be the same as pre abs cars ( side skid and not able to steer around an object)
there may be a abs light come on but you will have to live with that
best talk with an accredited brak specialist shop as they may have an idea as to what can be done to bypass the abs
remember that the abs is part of the vehicle safety requirements and in by passing it or making it inoperable you may be making the vehicle un-roadworthy for the purposes of inspection and insurance.

Aug 13, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why is brake and ABS light on in town & country 2008


Highly likely that your vehicle may not stop next time you press on the brake pedal. Either the master cylinder is failing, the ABS module is failing, your brake servo is failing, or you have lost a significant amount of brake fluid due to a leak. IT IS URGENT THAT YOU GET THE VEHICLE TO A REPAIR SHOP IMMEDIATELY TO HAVE IT LOOKED AT. IT IS DANGEROUS TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE IT WHEN THOSE LIGHTS ARE ILLUMINATED SIMULTANEOUSLY.

Jul 23, 2014 | 2008 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

Abs light dose not turn off


If the yellow ABS light is on and the red brake light is off, the vehicle is safe to drive. The ABS system is disabled due to a problem the computer noticed. You will need to take it to a repair facility or dealership to have them connect a scan tool to your computer. From there, they can read the trouble code(s) and tell you what the problem is. Then they can quote you a price for the part/repair. If the ABS and red brake warning lamps are on, do NOT drive the vehicle, but have it towed to a shop. This would indicate a major malfunction of the brake system.

Oct 08, 2012 | 2002 GMC Sierra

1 Answer

What number is the abs fuse in a 1995 clubwagon


So which is it? Your post says 1994 Econoline and 1995 Club Wagon.

Then there is the question of if we are talking about an E-150, E-250. or E-350?

Once we know this, we would have to know if the vehicle in question is equipped with 4-wheel antilock brakes (4WAL) or just rear antilock brakes (RWAL)

Then, would you be looking for the fuse for the ABS Electronic Control Module? or the ABS Hydraulic Control Unit?

Even better question....WHY are you looking for the fuse? what are you trying to fix?

Jun 16, 2012 | 1994 Ford Econoline

1 Answer

I have 1998 ford windstar . abs light stedy on and traction control ligth blinks can someone hlp me


MOST OF THE TIME WHEN ABS LIGHT AND TRAC LIGHT TURNS ON.YOU COULD HAVE A BAD WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.BEST TO TAKE CAR TO DEALERSHIP LET THEM DO CODE SCAN ON ABS BRAKE SYSTEM TO SEE WHAT CAUSING THE ABS AND TRAC LIGHT TO TURN ON.

Jun 06, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

I've installed a new rotors and brakes. Bleed the master cylinder and lines. I have a nice hard pedal with vey little travel with the vehicle turned off. BUT when the vehicle is running the brake pedal...


On vehicles equiped with ABS brakes you have to have the vehicle running when you bleed the brakes if you di it while not running this is the problem you will have. Be sure you start it then check fluid then bleed the brakes really good it usually takes alot of bleeding when you have ABS.

Apr 28, 2011 | Chevrolet TrailBlazer Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I stopped a little short in my ford van and the abs light came on steady. i hear the motor running or something in the abs system. after 1 hr driving this way, the noise stopped, the bread light came on...


I think you could make it home, but to be on the safe side. FIRST check the normal breaking while just starting to move to make sure your brakes function normally. You your brake system may be overheated and needs to cool down for a few minutes.The ABS (Anti-Lock Braking) system is a unit that rapidly pumps the brakes with a rapid pulse. That function is now absent and you most likely now have regular functioning brakes with no ABS. IN A SAFE AREA start very slowly in low gear and push on the brakes to see how the vehicle stops. If that is good. Try it again at higher speed. You will immediately know if your Brakes are working. If so, drive home. NOTE: There is a back up brake system in all cars that works but requires a lot of pressure applied to the brakes. That is there as a safety measure.
It's most likely you DO NOT have ABS. It appears as though the switch that turns on the ABS automatically in a short stop Stayed on. This would have made the pulsing ABS unit motor continue to work until it:
a) burned out. or
b) burned out the fuse wire that leads to it.So, in effect, it was pulsing your brakes whether you needed it or not.
The smell was likely your brakes being over used.
Get this checked out immediately. I just did a quick search and there has been a massive Ford Recall concerning ABS systems for many of the Ford Vehicles including the E-150s
I hope this helps,
Best Regards,
Mark

Jan 14, 2011 | 2007 Ford E-150 XLT Wagon

1 Answer

What could be causing my 1997 Ford E350 15 pass.club wagon to have excessive vibration when braking from highway speeds 60mph & up. Not so bad at slower speeds? Ford Tech said brakes were good. No...


ABS------ Anti Lock Brakes will cause a chatter if applied with a lot of weight pushing it. An E350 is a big rig.
Might ask your Ford Tech about that possibility.

Mar 05, 2010 | 2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty Length XLT

2 Answers

In my 1994 Nissan Pickup my ABS and brake light comes on whenever making right turns. What can I do to solve this problem?


Have you verified your brake fluid level in the reservoir?

Also, be sure your emergency brake pedal/sensor is secure. You may be causing the vehicle to think the E brake is on and if the E brake is engaged, all vehicles with ABS will disable the ABS system.

Sep 15, 2009 | 1994 Nissan Pickup

1 Answer

ABS Ligth On constantly on the dashboard .


sounds like a dodgy ABS sensor (change both) but while your there also check the condition of your brake pads

Dec 02, 2008 | 1998 Nissan Maxima

Not finding what you are looking for?
1994 Ford Econoline Logo

Related Topics:

156 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...