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Service engine soon, trac off anti-lock brake light on

Service Engine Soon light came on along with the Anti-lock brake light and the Trac off light. Sometimes, at low speeds under 5-10 mph while braking, I will feel the antilock brakes kicking on. The light will not come on sometimes until 15-20 minutes of driving but stays on until the car is shutoff.

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I just delt with this problem and I had to replace the rack n pinion, water pump and power steering pump. The water pump wasn't the main problem, but the power steering pump and rack n pinion will make all lights come on at once. Cost me around 500 with parts and labor.

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If your car has an automatic trassmision , the problem is the clutcht not the ABS

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I got this car from my inlaws, and this same thing had been going on when they gave me the car. It ran fine, but the lights would come on withing a few miles of driving the car. Service Vehicle Soon, ABS, and Trac Off were the lights that were coming on. I drove it this way for awhile, then when I had it in for routine maintenance I was told I need the front wheel bearings replaced. I found a friend who replaced them for me, and lo and behold when I got the car back the lights were gone and haven't been back on since. I don't know a lot about cars so there certainly could be other problems that would cause these same symptoms, but it worked for me ;)

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SOURCE: Service engin soon , Anti lock brake, & Trac

CHECK ALTERNATOR OUTPUT.MAKE YOUR VOLTAGE OUT PUT IS 13.5 TO 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT ALTERNATOR BAD IF ALTERNATOR GOOD THE DEALERSHIP HAS TO HOOK CAR TO DIAGNOSTIC TO CHECK THE ENGINE PCM CONTROLS AND ABS BRAKES AND TRAC.SYSTEM.REASON I SAID ALTERNATOR BECAUSE I SEEN ALTERNATOR GO BAD UNTIL IT OUTPUT WAS LOW CAUSING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND ABS LIGHT TO COME ON.

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Please see my tips at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5932051-check_engine_light_check and http://www.fixya.com/cars/r6003525-abs_traction_control_lights . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

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CHECK ALTERNATOR OUTPUT.MAKE YOUR VOLTAGE OUT PUT IS 13.5 TO 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT ALTERNATOR BAD IF ALTERNATOR GOOD THE DEALERSHIP HAS TO HOOK CAR TO DIAGNOSTIC TO CHECK THE ENGINE PCM CONTROLS AND ABS BRAKES AND TRAC.SYSTEM.REASON I SAID ALTERNATOR BECAUSE I SEEN ALTERNATOR GO BAD UNTIL IT OUTPUT WAS LOW CAUSING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND ABS LIGHT TO COME ON.

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i recently had this problem too, except i had all the lights on (ABS, service vehicle, trac-off, AND service engine) they are all easy to fix without spending more than 20-30$ for labour (depending how much your mechanic charges you) mine did it for free and he found out why the engine light is on afterwards too. so to fix all these lights (abs, trac-off, and service vehicle you MUST get another ABS cable (i went to a garage, they were towing a GM vehicle to the junk yard so i grabbed some scissors and cut BOTH abs cables on each side (good thing i did because one was bad) and braught them to my mechanic. the reason the lights come on is probably a defect or in my case my mechanic said it was salt buildup in the wires (on the drivers side) so he cut the wire off and rewired the new one and BOOM all the lights came off (service vehicle, abs, and trac-off) now for my service engine it says catalytic converter but im trying to put some fuel system cleaner to help it out i read somewhere that this is a defect of the car, so if you dont have that light yet, SELL your car ASAP for as much as you can get for it (after fixing the lights of course) and always google (car name+recalls) in the search bar to see what youre getting into, take care

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