ABS and Brake Light
Chris B

Bremerton, WA

#1 Jul 13, 2007
Hi, I have a 2001 astro and the ABS light and Brake light come on at differnet times and then next time I start it up the lights are out. I had the shop flush and replace the brake fluid. It was black and low.(just bought the astro) Did not help. I don't think my ABS is working. Could it be a dirty sensor or the EXPENSIVE part? Any suggestions?
Thanks
eric

Baie-comeau, Canada

#2 Jul 18, 2007
Chris, effectively you should look for dirty or faulty sensor.but you need to remove brakes for kleenup. your mechanic doesn't look for broken sensor wire during brake oil flush? Look also if the parking brake is perfectly functionnal.(in my ford pick-up, parking brake cable as been broken (pedal section), and the abs light do as you describe above, but since i replace cable the light come off and abs work)i don't know why but it work!!!
Ford like G.M. forget to keep it simple!!!
hope i help
Eric
ron

Hollywood, FL

#3 Aug 12, 2007
I have a 1992 astro,the problem i have is that when i turn on the headlight switch to drive at night,i have no brake lights its almost like something is grounding out.Also when you stop the van the door chime dings,now i now yhis may sound goofy but with the headlights oni have also no turn signals on the left side along with zero brake lights if anyone has a solution let me know.thanks

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