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Locate ABS relay for 1994 Mercury Sable

The ABS light came on two days ago and I filled up the brake fluid resevoir with dot3 brake fluid today. The light is still on so I think I need to look somewhere else. I need to find the ABS relay for my car. I might need to swap it out for a new one. I want to see if pulling the relay and then reinstalling it might fix it. I need to know before I bleed the brakes. Am I correct or am I missing something. It has been really cold here for the past few weeks.

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  • Papa Smurf Jan 28, 2009

    Thanks I did not know there were wheel sensors. I will research the wheel sensor subject because my girlfriend did slide the right wheel into a small snow bank when she was trying to make it up the driveway. Thank You

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ABS light on problems are either the result of bad wheel sensors, bad connectors, or bad ABS relay.

The relay is usually mounted to the top of the ABS module (it was on my '01 Tahoe). And until mine went out, I didn't know these things were problematic. I found a place in Moscow, IA that rebuilds them for $150 and gives a 5 year warranty. You pull your off, send it to them, and have it back in less that a week.

Find their website by Googling ABS repair, Moscow, IA. They have a troubleshooting guide and everything on their website.

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  • Mark Egan Jan 28, 2009

    Wheel sensors are mounted in the spindles and have a connector behind the wheel. The sensors can go bad, or the connectors corrode.

    You can normally get the ABS system scanned at an Auto Parts store and it will give you ABS related codes to begin to help you diagnose the problem.


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