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I have a 2001 ford explorer sport my abs light is on and when i apply my breaks the peddle goes way down and there is a bumbing sound like the breaks are skipping

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Check the fluid level in the brake master cylinder as it appears that the abs pump is running short of fluid to pump. Check for leaks at the wheels and broken brake lines.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013

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SOURCE: ABS fuse locations

There are a total of 5 fuses for brake and abs functions 3 in central fuse box on the drivers side inside truck fuse #9 - 7.5 amp fuse #10 - 10 amp and fuse #11 - 7.5 amp then there are 2 big fuses under the hood in the main battery fuse box next to the battery fuse # 6 - 50 amp and fuse # 28 - 30 amp

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

Common problem on 2001 Ford Explores. The reason why your door handle doesn't unlock the door(can't be unlocked by remote either)is due to a broken spring located on the backside of the door handel INSIDE the door. True that your one(or two) of your small exterior springs on your door handle are broken(will cause your handle to flap) but this IS NOT YOUR PROBLEM. The door locks will work if there is a bit of tension holding the handle bracket up. I know it's hard to explain without pics. but here's the ONLY WAY TO FIX THIS. It's not that hard.......... Remove the door panel, only a few screws and a few more holding trim around exit handle then, pull out "snap in" clips on bottom. With a flashlight you'll see back side of door handle. To get to that area you'll have to remove one bolt holding a window frame. Do that(with window in up position) then slide down rail, out of your way. Now, get back to handle. With your light aimed at the backside of handle left slowly the door handle as normal, and you'll realize(while looking at the mechanism) that tension(pulling down of bracket) needs to occur in order for locks(manual and remote)to work properly. Trust me.....you'll figure it out. Once you do, get a spring(pen spring, 30 cent hardware store spring, any small spring!) and hook one end to bracket and the other end to ANYTHING(OUT OF THE WAY) below the door handle thus, causing SLIGHT tension. Try your locks...THEY WILL WORK! YEAH! Replace that one window frame bolt(try your window...just the make sure), replace door panel and your done. TOTAL COST: 30 cents or FREE(if you have a small spring) Ford dealers will charge $150 to $285! Yikes!

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: My abs light is on my 2003 ford explorer and when

possibility you have worn brake shoe or disc have the check if none of those check abs sensor cable

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 Ford Explorer XLT abs light comes on on

The ABS light is for the Anti-lock Braking System. The MIL will illuminate if there is a difference in wheel speed sensors signals to the PCM. So you might have a wheel speed sensor that is going out on you. Does the light come on at low speeds, or just higway speeds? You could take the vehicle to a local parts store and have them pull the codes for you and that will tell you which speed sensor is out of whack. Also road grime, dirt and gunk buildup can cause speed sensors to give false readings. Hope tihs helps you out.......

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 ford explorer sport, door keypad reset

How to find the Security Keyless Keypad Code on the 1995-2001 Ford Explorer or Mountaineer and how to use the Keypad functions. The factory code is also printed on a label which is installed on the Remote Anti-theft Personality (RAP) Module. This is the module that controls the keyless entry system. It is located in the left rear quarter behind the removable panel (see photo). You will need to turn the two thumb screws counter clockwise and take the plastic panel off to be able to see the unit. A flashlight may be helpful in seeing the code. You are looking for the module and the 5 digit code on it like the one shown below.

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Now that you’ve got the code I’ll tell you how to use the Keyless entry and set-up your own code.Make sure when pressing the controls on the keyless entry keypad you press the middle of the buttons to ensure good contact with the controls.

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Check this for Programing the Keypad.

Hope this help (remember rated this comment).

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Our ABS light stays on constantly .Lose brake pedal occasionly. Replaced brake pads, caliphers, rotors. Still have ABS light on and lose brake partically.


If you have brake fade that is if you hold the brake pedal down and it slowly goes down to the floor you probably need a master cylinder

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I have a 2001 ford explorer sport, recently I have been having problems with the ABS light, I had new brakes put on, but my brakes still are not working properly.


I would have the computer checked for trouble codes first.
If the hydraulic part of the ABS is faulty, it will apply pressure to a wheel even if you don't need it.
It measures wheel speed to see when a wheel is spinning or slipping and applies brake pressure to that wheel or the other three.
Or prevents you from applying the brakes.

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no its not the a.b.s. its the "MASTER-CYLINDER" or the "VACUUM-BOOST" unit and get it checked NOW B4 YOU CRASH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My 2001 ford explorer sport left and right brake light won't turn on, but the one on top does. I aready replaced the brake switch and checked all the fuses. can i do anything else that to fix the problem


Obviously it is not the break switch! You have a broken wire to the break lights. Probably at a hinge gate wiring flex point. Peel back outer casing and inspect for broken wire. Be careful, don't cot any good wires.

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Clattering out of left front on braking


pedal goes to floor .... did you change the calipers.... sounds like air in the system

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Check for air in the system, Also check your brake calipers to make sure that the Pistons are not freezing or just locked up

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Try cleaning your ABS senors. They are located on the back side of your brake roters. The each senor reads how fast each tire is turning and if there is a big difference between the four your ABS will kick on.

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Break lights are on even when light switch is off.


assuming you're talking about the rear brake lights not the abs warning light, it doesn't matter if your light switch is on or off, brake lights light up when you hit the brake pedal, if they are stuck on it's most likely a bad brake lamp switch which is located at the top of the arm that holds the brake pedal on, if you look up find the switch and unplug the harness, if it goes out there's your trouble

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