Ford Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor


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Ford Explorer 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 23, 1997
Location:
Chandler, AZ

velocity censors in brakes failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34E1VU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 12, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Ford Taurus 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 22, 1999
Location:
Baltimore, MD

speed sensor binding internally causing speedometer to fail and shifting problems.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP52U3TA. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 28, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford TAURUS 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford TAURUS 1996 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 29, 1998
Location:
Anaheim, CA

vaccum reservoir and sensor failed. yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF172XVN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 09, 1996. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1997 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Ford Expedition 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Russell, KS

would be driving vehicle & applying brakes (abs) & pedal would pulsate. vehicle would fail to stop. problem is intermittent. abs light kept coming on and staying. would only go off when vehicle is not on. took to dealership & was informed tsb on vehicle & it was out of warranty, by 5 weeks with only 4163 miles. *ak the vehicle is used to pull boat, and has extremely poor fuel mileage .this vehicle had two brake failures due to bad sensors. the manufacturer installed defective sinsors which are safety hazard but refuses admit. *yh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMFU18L3VL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 12, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPEDITION 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPEDITION 1997 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Ford Explorer 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 27, 1999
Location:
Stockton, CA

speed sensor failed. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X8VZ. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 10, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Contour 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Yorktown Heights, NY

speed sensor broke causing the speedometer to not work, confusing the car's computer, the engine reved on high and the vehicle suddenly bucked like it was downshifting. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP6630WK. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 31, 1998. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Contour 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Yorktown Heights, NY

speed sensor broke causing the speedometer to not work, confusing the car's computer, the engine reved on high and the vehicle suddenly bucked like it was downshifting. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP6630WK. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 31, 1998. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Tempo 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 30, 1990
Location:
Granada Hi, CA

the speed sensor failed. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAPP37X3JK. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Contour 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 08, 2001
Location:
Lawton, OK

while traveling at 70 mph,odometer gauge dropped to 10 mph. engine light and odometer light came on. consumer states that vehicle was towed to mechanic. mechanic stated it was the speed sensor. *ak *slc

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FALP6531TM. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 31, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford CONTOUR 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford CONTOUR 1996 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Ford Explorer 1999
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 14, 2002
Location:
Seguin, TX

while driving 15mph and without warning front tire collapsed. mechanic stated that upper ball joint was missing a nut which caused brand new tire to collapse.*ak dealer replaced broken right lower ball joint, brake hose, wheel speed sensor and rack/pinion unit. *yd

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU22E2XU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 17, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1999 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.

Ford Explorer 1996
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Columbus, NJ

while driving, vehicle makes a loud humming sound which comes from front end of vehicle. also, transmission has failed. consumer constantly has to take vehicle to dealer. *ak the check engine light illuminated. the speed sensor and the o2 sensor were replaced. jg

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X5TZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1996 Drive type:4WD.

Ford Mustang 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 06, 1999
Location:
Hanover, PA

consumer could hear a ping noise under the engine area, consumer had ran over a foreign object that damaged the shield and speed sensor. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FALP4043SF. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1999
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Sandyville, WV

consumer state while traveling notice vehicle kicking into one gear then into another without any indication. dealer has been contacted and stated speed sensor need to be replaced. please provide furthr information.

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 10, 2003
Location:
Dallas, TX

while applying the brakes brake pedal got stuck. this caused the abs light to appear on the dashboard and remain on. consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and drove it to the dealer for inspection. mechanic determined that the rear wheel speed sensor needed to be replaced and replaced it. however, the problem recurred. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford EXPLORER 1993 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Escape 2003
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 2004
Location:
Kokomo, IN

while on a return long distance road trip my abs dash light came on and remained on. after stopping and restarting the vehicle the light did not return until farther down the road. i contacted the dealership the following day made an appointment and they determined that a speed sensor had gone bad.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 42182 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU03123K. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 08, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford ESCAPE 2003 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford ESCAPE 2003 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Kokomo Auto World . Dealer's telephone number: 765-453-4111 . Dealer's city: Kokomo . Dealer's state code: IN. Dealer's zipcode: 46902 .

Ford Expedition 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 07, 2005
Location:
West Bloomfield, MI

abs braking system intermittently engages while driving, resulting in vehicle not being able to stop. dealer has been contacted. no results, dealer couldn't find any problem, replaced wheel sensor, no result as well. it happens while loe speed driving only.this is a daily routine. *ak

Mileage was 123000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMEU18W2VL. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford EXPEDITION 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPEDITION 1997 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 8 mph. Dealer's name: Elder Ford . Dealer's telephone number: 248-585-4000 . Dealer's city: Troy . Dealer's state code: MI. Dealer's zipcode: 48083 .

Ford Crown Victoria 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 30, 2005
Location:
Everett, MA

constant abs failure caused by sensor and steel ring rust in brake system. problem causes activation of abs system without regard to speed, conditions or any braking effectiveness. abs pump may run at any time the brakes are applied causing increased stopping distance on smooth dry roads.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 98007 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FALP73WXSX. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 09, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Ford Expedition 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 23, 2005
Location:
Virginia Beach, VA

anti-lock break sensor was replaced because lsensor light came on repeatedly. dealer said it was faulty.

Vehicle was purchased on June 12, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford EXPEDITION 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPEDITION 1998 Service Brakes, Air Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Beach Ford . Dealer's city: Virginia Beach . Dealer's state code: VA.


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