Antilock braking light

Asked by Jan 09, 2017 at 11:22 PM about the 2000 Ford Explorer XL 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What would cause a 2000 Ford
explorer anti lock break light to
stay on

3 Answers


A problem with the ABS system. Maybe it is a bad wheel speed sensor. If you can get the ABS codes read you should know what the problem is.


Regrest is right, code reading is the first step in finding the problem, most common are the wheel speed sensors and or connectors.


Try a visual check. The wire for the sensor on explorers is not attached well to the steering knuckle, just a plastic clip for most. If it comes loose it can wear clean through via steering..

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