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My Ford Scorpio Cosworth 24v 2.9 litre has been in storage

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my Ford Scorpio Cosworth 24v 2.9 litre has been in storage for 12 months being restored.Now the ABS light comes on , is there a quick fix or is it an expensive exercise
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 1 year ago.
Hi there ,good afternoon to you
Ok yes an illuminated ABS light is an MOT failure
In my experience of these vehicles I would suspect corrosion in one of the abs sensor multiplugs
If you remove each and sensor multiplug and inspect for blue /green corrosion on the connections this causes the and light to be illuminated
Ideally you should have a fault code check done on the ABS module to verify what fault code is logged in the module this makes diagnosing the issue a bit easier as it directs you to which part of the system is the issue
Is: left front sensor circuit
But in my experience these are prone for corrosion in the abs multiplugs
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Brian ,is it easy to check the multiplugs ? how much to replace approx

thanks Graham

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 1 year ago.
Hi Graham good evening to you
Ok if you go to each abs sensor (fitted at each wheel hub ) and dissconnect the multiplug from each sensor in turn checking for corrosion
In most cases if slight corrosion is found them you can just clean the plug out with wd40
If no corrosion is going graham you should have a quick diagnostic fault code check done on the and module to clarify which fault code is causing the light to illuminate this can save a lot of time and money as if there is nothing visually obvious a fault code is imperatives for correct diagnosis of the issue
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Brian

are replacment sensors expensive ? thanks

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 1 year ago.
Hi there ,good evening to you and sorry for the delay
Ok I would advise buying non ford sensors if issue is found as they do the exact same job for a fraction of the price
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Brian

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