I HAVE RECENTLY BOUGHT A 2006 ALL TIME 4X4 FORD ESCAPE AND ALITTLE AFTER I BOUGHT IT MY ABS LITE CAME ON AND MY 4X4 LITE STARTED FLASHING...THE HAND BOOK SAYS IT IS CAUSE IT IS GETTING HOT AND SHUTTING ITSELF DOWN...BUT WHAT COULD B A REASON FOR IT GETTING HOT AND WOULD IT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH MY ABS LITE COMING ON CAUSE I KNO THE 4X4 AND THE ABS R TIED TOGETHER SOMEHOW

Asked by Jan 13, 2014 at 07:28 AM about the 2006 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The ABS and 4x4 flashing is the classic wheel sensor hub ring/tone ring is cracked from rusting. Here is more info...http://www.escape-city.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=4949&p=87853&hilit=rear+tone+rings+replacement#p87853

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IF THE LITE AINT STAYING ON AND IT IS ONLY FLASHING CAN IT STILL B DROVE...CAUSE I CANT GET IT FIXED FOR LIKE A WEEK

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Yes you can, but remember the ABS and AWD feature is inactive or turned off so be careful on the slick roads.

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