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ABS and TC light on, speedometer and odometer not working

When I start my car, the ABS, and traction control light comes on and the speedometer and odometer does not work. After you go down the road a little piece, it all starts working for a little while. When the light comes back on, you can feel sometimes like the TC is grabbing when you apply the brakes, just as it would do in heavy rain, or snow. Is there some way to troubleshoot? Suggestions????

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  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    ABS and TC light comes on and stays on

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    My 2000 Cadillac Catera is got the airbag light on and also The TC and ABS light on, also the Speedometer and Odometer isnt working as well... HOw do I get these fixed with out getting raped from the mechanic shop.
    Please someone help!!

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Both my speedometer and odometer on my caddi stopped working. All lights are still displayed and the odometer is stuck on 107,604 mi. I ran scans on abs and speed sensors and all read ok. What should I check next?

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I have the 2000 Cadillac Catera Sport and I had the same problem. ABS, TC light and no speedometer and odo. I thought it was an electrical problem however I solved the problem by refurbishing the ABS Module. If you bring to the dealer it will cost you $3,000. You can have your ABS module rebuilt try modulemaster.com they do it for about $200 I believe. I got mine fixed because a friend of mine removed them and soldered some loose connectors together. All it cost me was a case of beer! It worked for my car just a suggestion for you guys. My ABS Module was a Bosch 5.3. Hope this helps!

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    Jane Shields Jun 13, 2015

    2000 Cadillac Catera Sport of mine has the exact same symptoms, Traction Control (TC) & ABS (Automatic Brake System) light. My power steering works. Where do you solder the loose connectors together at?

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I bought a catera with a blown rear end and swapped it with one from a junk yard. When i went to drive it the abs and traction control lights were on, and there was no speedometer. The guy i bought it from said that they never came on. the only sensors that were changed were the abs on the rear end. So i switched them back and all the problems went away. That was 2 months ago and the speedometer has been perfect, and no more lights on the dash. Hope this helps!

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Check the wheel sensors first..one at each wheel and make sure they are clean, wiring looks good.
You should also lose your power steering and cruise.

Failing that, you may need to replace the EBTCM electronic brake traction control module located on the ABS pump and right behind the battery. A pig to remove and reinstall
Some places in the US rebiuld them with warranty for about $100 to 150

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