While driving, abs light and emerg brake came on and i couldnt work power windows. pulled over tried to fix emerg brake but it wouldnt fix. shut off engine tried to start it ,just clicked. could it be alternator or battery or mega fuse. please help 2001 ford windstar
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Check to see if your emergency brake is partially on. Also the abs light goes on when the sensors on the hubs get corroded from salt. They either need to be cleaned or replaced. Mine are on from corrosion from road salt so rather than pay the hefty fee to fix the issue until I can do it myself I just pulled the fuse for ABS in my panel to shut that system off. Perfectly safe to drive without them and not an inspection requirement. Now your abs is probably going on every time you apply the brakes and that is not a good thing!
Hi, Same problem - with my Hyundai Getz. Thought I'd pummelled the horn too much. However, I'm told that it might be the alternator. Battery completely died and couldn't be charged - AA man cleaned around the alternator ready for new battery, which seemed to work - advised to get new alternator. Didn't! Battery died again few weeks later, but still some power so that I can jump start the car - all lights on! ABS, airbag, brake - you name it! Also, car is brakig itself when driving - this only occurs when all lights are on. Lights eventually go off, and car resumes back to normal driving again - no more bunny hoping a it brakes, and no more smell of rubber. Have read that low power can be a problem for airbag light, and so checking battery, and alternator is a must. My alternator is now being ordered. Hope this helps. If it was anything else let me know.
well what could of happend they probably put the battery on backwards and blew out a fusible link.The links run thru the wires by the battery and behind the alternator check it out Good Luck keep me posted
Your ABCM probably needs to be replaced. Cost for this is usually 500$. Most of the time you can drive it just fine, however, if you come into a situation where you need your anti-lock brakes they might not work properly.