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1991 Mercury Cougar Question: ABS failure



, Colorado Springs, CO, October 11, 2009, 19:13

I have an XR7 and the other day my anti-lock and brake warning lights came on on the cluster, the brakes still somewhat work yet they are manual now. I have no electric assist in them. Could this be the ABS brain or the connection or.....? Ijust want to know what i'm looking for before I have to get it diagnosed if I can't figure out what the problem is.

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  • Answer #1

    October 11, 2009, 22:04

    Without a machine to diagnose the problem there's no way of finding out whats wrong unless you have a leak somewhere or the ABS light is flashing the codes.

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    Visitor, July 26, 2010, 20:33

    You might have a problem with the brake booster, depending on the year you might have a hydralic brake booster and not a vacuum brake booster. The nitrogen filled sphere looses it's charge anf the pedal goes hard.

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