Question about Ford Escort

1 Answer

I'm having problems finding official info from ford on braking distances and precautions they took on preventing whiplash ,neck damage to the driver the car mondeo 1995 glx 1796cc.

Posted by on

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 75,817 Answers

The spec for the braking distance is 97 (60 MPH) Kilometers Per Hour to 0 Kilometers Per Hour is 40 meters (132 feet )

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you remove the head rests


Some just pull up, some has a small button you have to press. some are not removable as they are a safety feature to stop whiplash injuries and broken necks.

Jan 02, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

4 Answers

How to siphon gas in 2001 ford windstar


usually there is a little flapper in the fill tube to prevent siphoning of fuel.

Jan 05, 2015 | 2001 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

How do i replace front brake hoses on 94 ford ranger


Here is a good forum to find your answer.
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exterior-tech/88010-brake-line-hose-replacement-94-xlt-2-dr.html

A few few things to remember: Purchase fresh new brake fluid and have a clean MityVac pump (both can be purchased through AutoZone, NAPA, Orielys, etc..) , plenty of clean rags, brake line clamps to stop the fluid from leaking when you initially pull the line off.
Be prepared to bleed ALL the brakes after changing the lines. When bleeding the brakes (after replacing the old lines) work from the caliper that is the longest distance from the brake master cylinder first to the shortest distance line.

Nov 22, 2014 | 1994 Ford Ranger Supercab

1 Answer

I own a 2012 dodge ram 3500 dually, pulling a 32ft gooseneck trailer. the problem im having is , all lights are working but my trailer brakes will come on and off... took it to the dealer and they said,...


Hi Saddleback,

The brake lights on the trailer has been fitted with new tecknology. As soon as you apply the brakes the trailer brake lights will flash. This is let the cars behind you know that you will stop and they must keep their distance.

Aug 06, 2013 | 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck

1 Answer

The 2010 chevy head rest is leaning forward at about a 45 degree angle it is comfortable to the head but leaves a big gap for the neck is this a safety hazzard.


Not necessarily a hazard, more uncomfortable on a long trip. According to safety standards your head shouldn't be touching when your driving, it's more to prevent whiplash in case of an accident.

Feb 17, 2011 | Chevrolet Impala Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

We had a recall 03 windstar ABS light was on all time we had front and back brakes replaced ford checked said rear axle ok but, light is still on and brakes make a terrible noise and sometimes they go to...


I own a 2001 Windstar. Your noisy brake problem could be nothing more that new brakes being broken in. I have done many brake jobs on my 2001 Windstar as well as other vehicles that I have owned. To prevent this problem from occuring, I apply a thin film of Disc Brake Quieter directly to each brake pad during the installation process. This quiets the brakes during the break in period. I hope this helps.

Jan 09, 2011 | 2003 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

Amber light is on. says...Rear Anti-lock brakes?


This is a problem that needs immediate attention. The light is a warning that your Anti-Lock brakes are turned off to prevent them from operating inapropriately due to an error condition in the system. This could be a bad wire, faulty sensor, damage tone ring, ect... If you don't want to take your truck to a brake specialist, go over the back brakes very carefully and look for anything that looks worn or damaged. The tone ring is a gear like ring that is pressed onto the axel if this is damaged or badly rusted it will cause the sensor to get a faulty reading. If the sensor is out of place or it or it's wiring is damaged this will cause a false signal. It could be actual brake problems. Beyond these possibilities you'll need a diagnostic brake computer to find the problem. Good luck.

Jun 06, 2010 | 1990 Ford Econoline

1 Answer

Can I tow a 2003 BMW 325i behind a motor home without a trailer


depending on the distance if it is a rear wheel drive car some remove the drive shaft as a precaution to prevent damage to automatic transmissions

Jul 03, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318

1 Answer

Where is the abs brake controller?


An anti-lock braking system, or ABS (from the German, Antiblockiersystem) is a safety system which prevents the wheels on a motor vehicle from locking while braking.
A rotating road wheel allows the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking by preventing a skid and allowing the wheel to continue interacting tractively with the road surface as directed by driver steering inputs. While ABS offers improved vehicle control in some circumstances, it can also present disadvantages including increased braking distance on slippery surfaces such as ice, packed snow, gravel, steel plates and bridges, or anything other than dry pavement. ABS has also been demonstrated to create a false sense of security in drivers, who may drive more aggressively as a result.[citation needed]
Since initial widespread use in production cars, anti-lock braking systems have evolved considerably. Recent versions not only prevent wheel lock under braking, but also electronically control the front-to-rear brake bias. This function, depending on its specific capabilities and implementation, is known as electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), traction control system (TCS or ASR), emergency brake assist (BA, EBA or HBA), or electronic stability control (ESP, ESC or DSC).

You can read the complete article at : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-lock_braking_system

Thank You!

May 10, 2009 | Ford Windstar Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Brake problem


it sounds like your disk brakes are the problem. two ways to fix the problem. champfer your brake pads or basically glue your pad to the caliper piston with some stuff called disk brake quiet. the shop probably does not want to take your whole front brake system apart again. good luck.

May 04, 2009 | 1996 Ford Windstar

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

14 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...