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Check into the ABS pump or module ---- I would say the pump

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Q: What would cause the brakes on a 97 Mercury Mountaineer to be soft and the anti-lock braking system to engage at speeds below 5 MPH?
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How do antilock brakes or ABS increase the braking force while stopping and what ฮผ value does this represent?

Antilock brakes do not increase the braking force.

How do you replace the air brakes on a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer?

The Mercury Mountaineer has hydraulic brakes, not air brakes.

How come the Brake lights stay on in 2002 mercury mountaineer?

If the ((ABS)) Light is on then it's a good thing indicating that the Antilock brakes sensor is in good condition. I too have a 2002 mountaineer

Antilock brakes are an alternative braking system true or false?


What is the antilock braking system?

Antiliock braking system is the mechanism which controlls the braking of brakes, If the pedals are fully pressed it will oppose the motion to protect your braking

What is ABS abbreviated for?

Anti Lock Brakes ABS = Antilock Braking System

Do jeep wranglers have anti lock brakes?

Yes some Jeeps do have antilock braking system.

How do abs brakes make car travel safer?

They make it so the car does not lock up the brakes and slide. Antilock braking system.

Do jeep brakes makes noise when braking hard?

You may be hearing the ABS (Antilock Brake System) kicking in, this is normal.

What do antilock braking systems prevent when used in an emergency stopping situation?

Exactly what their name implies - the prevent the brakes from locking up.

What is automobiles ABS?

ABS is antilock braking system (not 'air' braking system, especially seeing as air brakes are typically only present in heavy duty and some medium duty trucks). It engages and releases the brakes automatically as you are braking in order to prevent brake lockup and skidding.

Antilock brakes are the same as conventional brakes?

An anti-lock braking system, or ABS is a safety system which prevents the wheels on a motor vehicle from locking up (or ceasing to rotate) while braking. anti lock brakes were designed so that when you do a "panic stop" or slam on your brakes, it will control your wheels so they dont slip or loose traction.

Does your car have antilock brakes?


What kind of rear brakes for a 1997 mercury mountaineer AWD?

Disc brakes ( with small brake shoes in the back of the rotors for your parking / emergency brake )

What is the advantage of antilock braking system?

You will be able to steer thru a situation because your brakes are not locked up into a skid. When your wheels lock up and skid you have no control of where the vehicle is going.

How can you tell if your 1999 mountaineer has all wheel anti lock or just rear anti lock?

4 wheel ABS brakes are standard on the Mercury Mountaineer in 1999

Why are the brakes pulsing when attempting to stop on a 1995 Buick Century?

It is quite likely it is the anti-lock brakes activating. When any wheel loses traction while braking the brakes will be pulsed so that the car will not go into a slide. When driving on slippery roads, you are suppose to pulse your brakes to stop. The antilock system does this for you.

Where is the abs sensor on a Chevy Z71?

Antilock Braking System sensors are mounted at each wheel to directly monitor the rotation. Look for the wires going to each wheel near the brakes.

What are benefits of antilock brakes?

Keeping the brakes from locking up will allow you to steer out of a situation.

What is mechatronics?

It is a branch of engineering which involves Mechanical,Electronics,Instrumentation and Control Engineering. An example for Mechatronics application is the Antilock brakes used in cars where The speed of each wheel is sensed and controlled braking is implemented.

What system are brakes from?

brakes are the braking system It could be a part of the control system It has a hydraulic system in the braking system

What causes a pulsating feeling in a Grand Cherokee when hitting the brakes at 50 or higher mph?

lateral runout. your rotors or drums are warped and need to be machined or replaced depending on the thickness. if your slamming the brakes this is normal its your antilock braking system functioning as it should to keep you from sliding.

Do you need to reset your antilock brakes after you have applied the brakes hard?

Hey Brad No, They should be ok. GoodluckJOe

Does 2004 Honda civic lx have anti lock brakes?

no only the EX had antilock brakes in 2004

What kind of brakes does a 2002 Mountaineer use at the rear?

disc brakes