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Im just replaced abs module on an 06 ford escape hybrid and

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Customer: Hi Im dave just replaced abs module on an 06 ford escape hybrid and got a c524, c1477, B2900, and u2023 codes I know so far i need to bleed the brake system just wondering if the vin match code b2900 has to be done at the dealer or if there is a cheaper way doing it im a GM tech familiar with tech ii
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Customer: is there any other way programming the abs module other than an IDS? the hybrid brake system was defaulted to manual now i replaced the abs module with master cylinder
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I'm an independent contractor here at Just Answer.

When you replace this ABS unit, IDS programming is required and bleeding this system is a pain. You have to use a pressure bleeder and about 4 bottles of brake fluid. Do you need me to upload any of the Ford steps or diag steps?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've the bleeding procedure my question was is it absolutely necessary to have ids or do u know of any other tool I can use to reprogram the module
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

I have never used another other than the IDS since I have access to it. There are possibly others which will work but I did a search on them. Its hard to find in there description if they can program a hybrid ABS.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

I like to stay in contact with my customers that appear not pleased, still working on the concern, or have not rated yet. I assume you were not pleased with my help. I hate that you have spent money to get an answer but left not happy. Can you tell me why, or can I help more. If its more help you need just reply and we can pick up where we left off.

Thanks Chris