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ABS/Trac control light on

After the first big snow storm this winter the ABS and Traction system stopped working in my Chrysler Town and Country 2003. We thought it just needed to thaw out but this did nothing. I had the tires rotated to make sure there was no ice stuck. The fuses all look OK. Is there a clearcut problem? The systems were functioning fine until this point

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    toddarms2002 May 06, 2012

    I had the same problem, There was a corroded broken power wire under the fuse box (next to the battery)

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Your sensors arent plugged in

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