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ABS/Brake and Traction Light On-Beeping

So, this tends to happen only when I am driving in thick snow (tends to happen in Chicago). If I am rocking back and forth in the VW in snow and if I am peeling out too much, the ABS and Brake lights stay on and it makes a beep warning that is not typical. Add too that the Traction control light stays on too and I cannot really move as it almost seems like the car has locked up the brakes. Any idea why the heck this happens (doesn't happen on my GM Cars) and how to reset it? I tried shutting off the car and restarting and continues. Hard to explain fully, but I am sure other VW users have seen this hapen.

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You are loosing power Because the Computer is Shifting the Transmission in to Traction Low to get out of the Situation. The ABS Light is coming on due to Wheel spin. It is telling you that there has been an Unexpected Incident and to slow down.

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