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I drive for 20 to 40 miles(it varies) and my abs light comes on.

This is on a 2006 Ford F150 XLT.

When I stop and turn the engine off for a while, the whole process starts again. What is the most common cause of this? Can I get a scanner to troubleshoot this problem?

Thanks,
George.

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  • gmseb Feb 27, 2009

    The ABS light comes on after driving my 2006 ford f150, for 20 to 40 miles, (It varies). It stays on until I stop and shut the engine off for a while. When I restart and drive, the whole process starts again. What is the most common cause of this problem? Can I purchase a scanner that will troubleshoot this problem?



    George.

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You need to have the ABS system scanned for codes

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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    Clint Smock Feb 27, 2009

    I can't read you whole post, This is an ABS problem right. I am a Ase certified Master Auto Tech. Please repost, I might be able to help.

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    Clint Smock Feb 27, 2009

    You can, but it would be a lot cheaper to have an independent garage scan your truck for ABS codes. Once you find out what code is flagging the light, I should be able to tell you what is wrong. ABS has a volatile memory, so every time you cycle the key the light will reset, but the code that set the light off will be retained in the memory of the ABS computer.

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