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A. Penland
A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE
Category: Mercury
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Abs turns on, but the conditions don't call for it, haven't

Customer Question

abs turns on, but the conditions don't call for it
JA: Have you checked the brake fluid? And have the brakes been squeaking?
Customer: haven't checked the fluid in a few weeks, brakes have not been squeaking
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercury?
Customer: 2007 mountaineer
JA: Are you fixing your Mountaineer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no, i do not
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i think that is the main issue for me
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  A. Penland replied 2 months ago.

If the ABS light is on, there are trouble codes in the ABS module and they will have to be retrieved so we can diagnose the problem you are having.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
how do you retrieve trouble codes?
Expert:  A. Penland replied 2 months ago.

You will need a code reader or scan tool. Any auto parts store can get the codes for your for free.