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?

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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.

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

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