Question about 2001 Ford Explorer Sport
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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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
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
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
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.
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.
Check this for Programing the Keypad.
Hope this help (remember rated this comment).
Posted on Mar 29, 2010
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