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I have a 2001 Lincoln Town Car and the speedometer does not…

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I have a 2001...

I have a 2001 Lincoln Town Car and the speedometer does not register how fast the car is traveling and the ABS brake light comes on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is it just the ABS light? Or is the brake system warning light on, too?

The ABS

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Town Car yourself? What have you tried so far?

I took it to an automotive shop and he said there was a code that suggests the computer is not talking to the dashboard.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That is all that I have so far.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Lincoln
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Lincoln Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 months ago
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Lincoln Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 8 months ago

This most likely means the abs module has failed. This would cause loss of speedometer and abs light. Next step should be to verify power/grounds going to module are good and if so replace. This is a expensive part so your best option will to be have current module rebuilt or buy a used module. This will cost around $200-$500, let me know if you have more questions. I would also recommend trying to have codes checked with a different scantool. Thanks.

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Lincoln Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 7 months ago

Ever get it figured out? Please do not forget to rate answer. Thanks.

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