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Old 12-21-2009, 18:15   #1 (permalink)
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crown vic abs issues

I got a 94 crown vic.. Abs system is acting up. snow or icy roads they engage really really easy.. DRY TAR they engage also. It also seems like when the rear tires spin they also engage.. Have been close to numerous accidents.. so please help if you can!!

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Old 12-21-2009, 18:55   #2 (permalink)
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Re: crown vic abs issues

Usually where we had that problem, it was a wheel speed sensor. In most cases, it was one of the sensors that coated with brake particles, or a front one that was hit by something from the road and was bent. Look at both front very closely and see if they are straight. Also, check them all for particles if that isn't it.
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Hey.. Thank you very much, Im on my way to look at them now.. Thank you
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Hey.. Thank you very much, Im on my way to look at them now.. Thank you
Did you get this resolved? I have the same year car and same problems. ABS sometimes engages on dry pavement, coming up on stoplights. Not fun feeling that ABS as you creep up on someones bumper on a hill. ABS light is on CONSTANTLY. Took the car to a shop and they cleaned some sensors or something but never solved the issue. What part in the Haynes manual should I be looking to inspect?
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Most of the issues with the ABS engaging to quickly, is a fault in one of the speed sensors. The Ohm reading on them should be between 800 and 1400 Ohms. You could also connect a volt meter to the 2 pins and see if you get a volt reading when you turn the wheel. Not foolproof, but may help.
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