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"trac cntl" and ABS light comes on and stay on while driving.

After starting the car and rolling down the road the "trac cntl" and ABS light comes on and stays on. If I use the brakes immediately on start-up, you can feel the ABS adjusting itself and making some noise (I can't tell if its in the dash or engine compartment) - then the lights come on and stay on too. Could this be an actuator, the ABS computer or other??

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