ABS problem

isham-research.freeserve.co.uk at pop.pol.net.uk isham-research.freeserve.co.uk at pop.pol.net.uk
Mon Nov 6 13:17:26 EST 2000

>>Anyone ever seen an ABS system that engages every time you press the
>>brake and either completely negates braking or causes total loss of

> Yes, I have seen it on a Ford Scorpio. Fortunately after a while the ECU
> would detect a fault and normal braking (albeit with no ABS) was restored.
> If there is a problem with particular wheel sensor and the ECU self
> diagnostic capabilities fail to recognize that sensor as defective, the
> system will behave as there is always wheel lock occuring.

OK.  I've never seen _THIS_ phemonenon on a Scorpio, but you may have

What I saw on Scorpios was as if the system thought the car had stopped
(because it locked all te

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone +44 7785 302803   Fax: +44 7785 309674

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