1. Tip...
    If you hold most smartphones sideways
    you can bring up a more full featured version of the forum.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice



Register Today It's free! This box will disappear once registered!

ABS light reset

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by Rugger, December 27, 2004.

  • Searches ExplorerForum.com
    1. Rugger

      Rugger New Member

      Joined:
      September 18, 2003
      Messages:
      14
      Likes Received:
      0
      Trophy Points:
      0
      City, State:
      The Colony, Texas
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1999 2 Door
      I have searched for ABS problems and have found that the main reason that the ABS light comes on is a faulty sensor on top of the rear end.

      If I replace that part, will the ABS light reset itself?
       
    2. Support EF

      Join the Elite Explorers for $20

      Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself, and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Join Today. Your support is greatly appreciated.


      to hide adverts.
    3. aldive

      aldive Elite In Memoriam

      Joined:
      January 17, 2001
      Messages:
      24,719
      Likes Received:
      6
      Trophy Points:
      0
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1999 XLT
      That sensor is not the only sourse of ABS light illumination, You need to read the code(s) before replacing components.

      Good luck .....
       
      • Like Like x 1
    4. explorertex

      explorertex New Member

      Joined:
      January 2, 2005
      Messages:
      1
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      0
      City, State:
      McKinney, TX
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      '99 XLT
      ABS Light

      I have about 68,000 miles on my 99 explorer XLT. The ABS light came on and I replaced the faulty sensor on the top of the rearend. The part cost about $22 and took about 30 minutes to replace. All I needed was a 3/8 socket and once done, the ABS light automatically reset and no longer displayed.
       
      • Like Like x 1
    5. nascar_intimid

      nascar_intimid Active Member

      Joined:
      January 2, 2005
      Messages:
      478
      Likes Received:
      0
      Trophy Points:
      0
      City, State:
      st.catharines,ontario
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      '94 eddie ..'02 limited
      thanks for the heads-up....nice to hear a happy ending now and again.
       
    6. rwpuzemis

      rwpuzemis New Member

      Joined:
      March 9, 2000
      Messages:
      11
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      0
      Have the same problem with my '94 XLT. I did replace the rear end sensor . . . with no luck solving the problem. I might take it to Autozone and see if they can help me.
       
    7. mrboyle

      mrboyle I Drive By Brail Moderator Emeritus

      Joined:
      February 18, 1999
      Messages:
      4,143
      Likes Received:
      0
      Trophy Points:
      48
      City, State:
      Montrose, CO
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      '95 Bronco '80 Toy
      Every time the key is shut off the ABS light will reset (shut off).
       
    8. aldive

      aldive Elite In Memoriam

      Joined:
      January 17, 2001
      Messages:
      24,719
      Likes Received:
      6
      Trophy Points:
      0
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1999 XLT
      I doubt that they can read ABS codes. Good luck .......
       
    9. Eneurb

      Eneurb Active Member

      Joined:
      December 19, 2004
      Messages:
      707
      Likes Received:
      0
      Trophy Points:
      0
      City, State:
      Ajax, Ontario, Canada
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1998 Limited
      On a 1999, I'd say you're safe to take a guess and replace the sensor, they are very common. The light may not turn off right away, you will normally have to reach 20mph before the system runs its recheck. As for the dude with the 1994, it is not the same system as the 1999.
       
    10. rwpuzemis

      rwpuzemis New Member

      Joined:
      March 9, 2000
      Messages:
      11
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      0
      Autozone

      aldive was right....have the code read. Turns out that my abs light was due to a faulty front right sensor. Ordered the part from my local Ford dealer. Gonna cost around 79.00 just for the part.
      That's all I have to say for now.....

      Forgot to add, Autozone couldn't help me with the code...had a friend that had a tester that helped me out.
       
      Last edited: January 13, 2005
      • Like Like x 1

    Share This Page







    We Support Our Troops!