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99 Mercury Sable ABS light comes on sometimes while driving.

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99 Mercury Sable ABS light comes on sometimes while driving. Is this a light problem or is Anti skid system not working?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
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My name is Vladimir.
Your ABS warning light informs you that the ABS control module has detected a fault within the ABS system. It seems that that this fault is intermittent.
It could be caused by a faulty wheel speed sensor or its wiring/connector for instance. There are many reasons that can turn these warning lights ON and we can only guess why. This system ( ABS) is supposed to be diagnosed with a scan tool. When the ABS warning light is ON, you can continue driving your vehicle, but the ABS feature will be disabled. Have it scanned for DTCs as soon as you have such an opportunity.
Let me know if you need more assistance.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for your advise.I'll go and talk to my dealer. Art S.
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for accepting my answer.
You are welcome!
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Relist: I prefer a second opinion.
It seems the ABS light comes on on warm days and not on cold days.
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
Have you had your ABS system scanned?
Could you give me the trouble code number?