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Old 01-27-2006, 07:01   #1 (permalink)
thuhn10
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport ABS

While coming to a stop the brakes seem fine until the vehicle is almost at
a complete stop (approx 5 mph) then the pedal seems to drop slightly and
the ABS seems to activate. The vehicle stops but the brakes pulsate for a
second or two every time. This problem is not sporadic, but only happens a
very slow speeds. Any ideas???? Tom

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Old 01-27-2006, 10:01   #2 (permalink)
Bruce Rock
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Re: 2001 Ford Explorer Sport ABS

Check out SeriousExplorations.com. I'm sure I've seen this problem
covered there as well just about anything else that can happen to an
Explorer
thuhn10 wrote:
> While coming to a stop the brakes seem fine until the vehicle is almost at
> a complete stop (approx 5 mph) then the pedal seems to drop slightly and
> the ABS seems to activate. The vehicle stops but the brakes pulsate for a
> second or two every time. This problem is not sporadic, but only happens a
> very slow speeds. Any ideas???? Tom


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Old 01-27-2006, 20:01   #3 (permalink)
Jim Warman
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Re: 2001 Ford Explorer Sport ABS

Sounds like an incoherent signal from one wheel sensor.... dirty, loose or
misalgined sensor is one set of possible causes, a cracked tone ring (any
recent work?). Easiest way to do it is to drive it while monitoring the
appropriate PIDs...


"thuhn10" <thuhn@adelphia.net> wrote in message
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> While coming to a stop the brakes seem fine until the vehicle is almost at
> a complete stop (approx 5 mph) then the pedal seems to drop slightly and
> the ABS seems to activate. The vehicle stops but the brakes pulsate for a
> second or two every time. This problem is not sporadic, but only happens a
> very slow speeds. Any ideas???? Tom
>



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