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My 1998 Buick LeSabre has two indicator lights that are on

The ABS and TRACTION OFF light. What causes this?

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You have a problem in your antilock brake system most of the time i have found bad wheel sensors or wiring. pull your codes and it will tell you where to look

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It is a warning that the computer has detected an error in the anti-lock braking system. it could be caused a number of different reasons, you could be low on brake fluid, or you could need new front or rear brake pads or need adjusted, there could be a loss of pressure in the system and the lines may need bled

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I've fixed 4 cars that had "Service vehicle soon" "ABS " and"Traction" lights on by simply repairing the cable.
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