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My ABS and traction control light kept coming on and off. Now I can't drive at all. It feels like the ABS is lock on. We replaced the differential speed senor and that didn't fix the problem.

Error code C1236 U2023 We have replaced the speed senor.

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Abs big problem for none good technicians sometimes..if your ss is brand new and the problem still there.. theres is one thing to do.. need actual check up for sensor calibration for those new sensors..how? add me kirindog@hotmail.co.jp i tell you how its done trough skype

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SOURCE: 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis brake and ABS dash lights on and off

The red brake light is the key here. That usually indicateds a hydraulic problem. Check you fluid level in master cylinder and see if it is low. Also the level indicator sensor there in the master cylinder maybe sticking or corrioded. If ABS sees the red brake light it will shut off and turn on the ABS light,also traction control would be disabled as well.

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SOURCE: Re;- 2.5 Ford Cougar (2000) ABS

Assuming you have right hand drive cougar, you can access the fuse box right under the glove box under dash. Use a torch and you will find a small pull down clip and when you pul it down it drops the whole fuse box. This is a common problem with Cougars. To my knowledge fuse is not the culprit, however its good to check. Most of the issues are related to ABS module. It is placed in the engine bay where it exposed to heavy vibrations (poor design) and some times the module will crack and sometimes it just electronic issue. Get the car scanned for fault codes and that will tell you what is the exact issue. If it turns out to be the ABS module you can get the module repaired if its not cracked or broken or buy a second hand one from wreckers if you can find one under $100 or $150. New one will cost a fortune. Let me know how you go, I can further assist in getting the module repaired, etc. FYI there is no need to remove or replace ABS unit if the ABS module is faulty. You dont need to touch it at all, just take out the ABS module (ECU).

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SOURCE: abs light s on abs sensor 1995 mercury mystique

I suggest scanned computer looking fault codes stored there; with this code number we could send you other details. Generally this is a problem with the wheel speed sensor.

Hope this helps.

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(a) Four-wheel drive control

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