I have a 2002 Escape and when my ABS light comes on the headlights flare really bright and the power windows stop working the guages either will drop to 0 or will jump up to the maximum.

Asked by Dec 29, 2013 at 06:57 PM about the 2002 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When ABS light comes on the headlights flare really bright and the power windows stop
working.Sometimes the gages will drop down to 0 and then jump to maximum. I have
change the alternator and a light relay. Recently I had three recalls repaired what is the
problem with this car?

2 Answers

105,885

Tighten and clean all battery connections. Also tighten and clean the negative battery connections on the frame and motor. Loose connections could causes issues like you are having.

2,055

a bad abs sensor can cause all those issues. my headlights would dim get bright and some other crazy sounds. hope this helps

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Escape Questions

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,670
#2 Bratts
Bratts
Reputation 2,690
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 1,500
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
935 Great Deals out of 73,729 listings starting at $750
Used Honda CR-V
813 Great Deals out of 59,357 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota RAV4
640 Great Deals out of 61,978 listings starting at $2,450
Used Ford F-150
2,693 Great Deals out of 211,512 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
844 Great Deals out of 68,670 listings starting at $864
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,603 listings starting at $995
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
276 Great Deals out of 16,689 listings starting at $1,995
Used Kia Sorento
473 Great Deals out of 36,176 listings starting at $1,995
Used Jeep Cherokee
347 Great Deals out of 55,333 listings starting at $2,295
Used Jeep Liberty
265 Great Deals out of 8,138 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Escape For Sale
50 Great Deals out of 56,098 listings starting at $15,747
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
106 Great Deals out of 4,278 listings starting at $11,977
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
122 Great Deals out of 4,058 listings starting at $9,400
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
357 Great Deals out of 9,888 listings starting at $8,752
2013 Ford Escape For Sale
184 Great Deals out of 4,910 listings starting at $6,950