Question about 2002 Chevrolet Impala

2 Answers

2001 Impala No trac and ABS light on. Is this a dangerous problem?? Will the brakes stop working, or will it be ok until I can get it serviced?

Posted by on

  • ventures100 Apr 13, 2009

    Trac Service and ABS light just came on. No noticeable issues with brakes which are just under 15 - 20 miles old.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

In the hub-bearing assembly (the part that the tire bolts on to and allows with tire to spin) there are sensors, they can and do fail. Also the wiring and connections can fail also. The only consequences of this problem being not fixed is that the ABS will not work (the breaks won't "pulse" when you start to skid) but you will still have breaks they will just work like regular conventional breaks that can lock the wheels, like in the cars of yore. Traction control will not work either, neither are serious but annoying. And the obvious the "service traction system" message will come up in the info box, the "traction off" light will be on and the "abs" light will be on. My dad's 02 impala has the same problem. A gm computer scanner can diagnose where the culprit lies. Good luck -Mike

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

You have speed sensor that is bad

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

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


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

Jan 15, 2013 | 2001 Oldsmobile Alero

4 Answers

My abs light, trac light and service soon light comes on after driving the car for awhile. i have checked the wheel bearings and they seem to be ok. if it's just a bad abs sensor what happens if i don't...


Nothing. You will just be operating a vehicle with conventional hydraulic brakes, san abs and traction contol. There are many other things that can cancel your abs, and turn on the light besides a faulty sensor, although a sensor, or sensor wiring are by far the most common causes.Is your red brake light on also? If it is, this indicates a dangerous hydralic fault that will also turn on the abs light, but absolutely must be addressed for your safety. (and everyone else's) Good luck, and contact me with any ore questions!

Feb 26, 2011 | 2001 Buick Century

1 Answer

My trac control, brake light, abs, are on


there is a bad abs sensor have it scaned to find out wicth one it is and replace it witha new one then it will go off if u r in the snow or ice and to stop u can pump the pedal while the abs light is on.good luck

Jan 21, 2011 | 2000 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

I have a 05 impala. Abs/trac light came on with service trac control message. took and had code pulled and was told short in abs cicuit.? thanks for your help.


yes the abs and trac work on the same sensors, could be a bad wire, sensor,have it put on a real time scanner where you can read all the sensors and actuators while driving, easiest way

Aug 23, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

2001 impala- Traction, Abs, Brake lights on


abs sensor is built into hub[bearing]common problem when changing them and or brakes r that the sensor connection is not properly reconnected or wire got damaged recheck the sensor wiring and that connector is connected to clip by strut clip is part of system

Jul 26, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

Service Vehicle, Trac Off, & ABS lights 2001 Buick Century.


I just put in new fron pads in my 2000 buick century and the track off and the anti lock brake light and the service engine soon stays on

Jun 16, 2010 | 2001 Buick Century

1 Answer

2003 Chevy Impala Service Traction Sytem show on Dash


I can't answer the question about the gas fumes, but I had the same problem last year with the "Service Traction Sysytem" message and the Trac and ABS lights coming on in my Impala. Mine turned out to be because of a bad wheel bearing, that was causing the ABS and traction system not to work. I'm not sure if you've experienced this, but another thing that would happen with mine was that I would go to brake and have a hard time depressing the brake pedal, almost like it was pushing back. That is the point when the Trac and ABS lights came on.

Jan 01, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

2 Answers

2001 impala abs brakes light comes on only when you go thru water


The traction control system uses the abs wheel sensors to detect wheel speed if the abs light is on the entire abs system will disable giving you regular braking but it will also stop feeding info to the traction control

Dec 04, 2008 | 2002 Chevrolet Impala

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Chevrolet Impala Logo

877 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63291 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21981 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...