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Antilock brakes problems answered by expert auto mechanics. If the ABS light is on your car or truck, learn what to do and if it is safe to drive.

2003 Tahoe ABS Light And Bearing Loose

Around April this year the ABS light lit up on a Saturday and by Monday the right front tire was wobbling badly. An internet search didn’t say anything about bearings. I remember my dad saying a loose wheel is usually bad bearings. I replaced the right hub for $138 vs the dealer’s $500 for the part. Everything…

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1999 Lincoln Town Car Multiple Warning Lights

Recently, my car battery went bad, my boyfriend put in a temporary battery until I could get new one. Today, my car died, so we got it jumped off. It was running fine until halfway home. At a stoplight, all lights started going on and off. The service engine soon light, the check trac light,…

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ABS And Traction Control Lights On

Where can i get my cars PCM scanned. What year and model vehicle? 1999 Lincoln towncar. Most of the large national parts store chains will do that for free. oh tanks ,so as soon as i get the abs problem fixed the check engine and the traction lights will go off ? Maybe. Some codes…

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Mitsubishi Pajero Junior ABS, 4×4 Lights And Car Stalls

My Mitsubishi Pajero Junior has the Abs light on and 4×4 is flashing what could be the cause? Most likely a bad wheel speed sensor. When this happens ABS is disabled and also the 4×4 system because the computer cannot determine the individual wheel speeds. Do I need to replace the antilock brake sensor? And…

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2004 Buick Regal ABS, TRAC OFF And Engine Light

I have a 2004 Buick Regal LS with 194k. I haven’t had any major issues with it, but tonight I was driving and, randomly, the car started kind of bucking and jolting forward upon accelerating. I was almost to my location so, when I got there, I turned it off for about 10 minutes. It…

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Pontiac Grand Prix Catalytic Converter And ABS Codes

Check engine light codes problem with my 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. 3.8L non supercharged. ABS, Track Off and Service engine soon. GM Computer codes  C0045, C0046, C0245, P0303, P0420, P0172. Reason for code P0420 is because I don’t have a catalytic converter. Ever since I retrieved the code P0303 I have changed all of the…

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2001 Chevy Silverado Brake Pedal Soft And Goes To The Floor

I have a soft brake pedal that goes to the floor on my 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. Just changed master cylinder and brake booster and bled through a large bottle of fluid any ideas? Did you have the soft pedal before you replaced those parts or did this problem start after doing the work you described?…

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1997 Pontiac Grand Am ABS And Check Engine Light

My husband has a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am and the oil, ABS and check engine light came on, there is oil in the car and we just had maintenance work done on it a few months ago, spark plugs, fuel injector, fuel filter changes the whole works. It sounds rough now. what could it be.…

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1995 Buick Lesabre Is Loosing Engine Power

I have a 1995 Buick Lesabre and its cutting all power sometimes when turning and at a little incline. Protech: Cutting power how? Electrical power? Or engine power? Engine power it just dies the only engine light on is the abs light. And this only happens when turning the wheels on a slight incline? No…

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My 2002 Buick Regal Has ABS And Traction Lights

I have a 2002 Buick Regal and the service vehicle soon, anti-lock and TRAC lights are all lit up. Will a bad throttle position sensor cause this problem? ProTech: A bad throttle position sensor can cause the service vehicle soon light to come on, but it will NOT set the anti-lock light or traction light…

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Common Cause For Chevrolet Equinox ABS Light

Here’s something we as technicians see a whole bunch of….bad hub bearings. Whether they are causing the Antilock Brake (ABS) light to come on, or are just making a terrible grinding or growling noise as you drive, these are replaced almost daily at our shop on just about every model of vehicle. Today I had…

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2001 Toytota Has Several Warning Lights and Burns Oil

I have a 2001 Toyota 4-Runner 2001. The TRAC OFF, Check Oil, and VSC TRAC light came on. Is it safe to drive until I can get it to a mechanic? The main thing I would worry about is the ‘check oil’ light. Make sure it’s full before you drive the vehicle, or you can…

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