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Battery light comes on traction control is off. The vehicle runs for approx 10 minutes then all of the warning lights turn on and the vehicle dies. Turning on the headlamps speeds up the process

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Check and adjust alternator drive belt for tension and condition. Have a load test don on the battery for failing cell.. Check alternator out put as it may not be sufficient to keep the battery charged as well as running all the electrics.

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may be the panel switch which is present inside is not working properly which is giving you this problem sotry to check that panel switch first

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SOURCE: 2000 Chev Cavalier, warning lights are coming on

Your vehicle’s computer system has self-testing capability. When the computer senses that there is a problem with some of the components it stores the correspondent trouble code(s) in its memory and lights up the Check Engine, Service Engine Soon, ABS Or TC lights to tell you that there is a problem and you should have the car diagnosed and repaired. The number of codes that can turn the light on number in the hundreds. I would take it to a service center you trust and let then come up with a solution. Sometimes a problem in one system will turn light on for other systems that communicate with it, but it doesn't mean there is a problem in all of the systems.

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sound's like you just need to replace the brake pad's when they get to low the sensor will come on.

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SOURCE: 2002 Buick Century ABS and traction control

I have a 2002 Buick Century. The ABS light came on intermittantly. At first it was only around some turns, then eventually it was on most of the time. In addition the actual ABS brakes pumped which was annoying.

I jacked up my car, took off the front wheel, and found an exposed wire on the hire harness. The wire was encased in a black piece of plastic which was supposed to protect it. You can peel back the plastic to look at the wires inside. The exposed wire was interferring with the signal being sent from the speed sensor.

Wrapping the wire and the entire wire harness in black electrical tape solved the problem. Not sure if my fix is going to last too long, but it definately solved the problem.

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I keep getting a message service stabilitrak


StabiliTrak Indicator Light: If the warning light does not come on then, have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. If it stays on, or comes on when you are driving, there may be a problem with your StabiliTrak system and your vehicle may need service. When this warning light is on, the system is off and will not limit wheel spin. Adjust your driving accordingly.

This light will also flash when the StabiliTrak system is active. If the StabiliTrak system warning light comes on and stays on for an extended period of time when the system is turned on, your vehicle needs service.

The traction control part of StabiliTrak can be turned off by pressing and releasing the StabiliTrak button if both systems (traction control and StabiliTrak) were previously on. To disable both traction control and StabiliTrak, press and hold the button for five seconds.

Traction control and StabiliTrak can be turned on by pressing and releasing the StabiliTrak button if not automatically shut off for any other reason.

When the TCS or StabiliTrak system is turned off, the StabiliTrak light and the appropriate TCS off or StabiliTrak off message will be displayed on the DIC to warn the driver. Your vehicle will still have brake-traction control when traction control is off, but will not be able to use the engine speed management system.

If the StabiliTrak and/or Traction Control are not operating properly, I encourage you to take your vehicle in for inspection. A certified technician will be able to offer a more accurate diagnosis.

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The T/C OFF light comes on with the check engine soon light, it begins to sputter and engine dies...(after 10 minutes of driving). pulled codes was the crank sensor replaced and still having the same...


The traction control uses the engine, so when the check engine light is on the traction control is disabled.
Depending on the code, it could be something in the wiring instead of the sensor.

Sep 23, 2013 | 1992 Oldsmobile 88

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1996 3.8l firebird stalling


check alternator,check battery connection,fuel filter,air filter,check coils and module,spark plugs,last thing crankshaft sensor.

Feb 12, 2013 | 1996 Pontiac Firebird

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Warning lights remain illuminated, Alero


First check for error codes (DTCs) to see if you can determine the problem.

Apr 16, 2017 | 2000 Oldsmobile Alero

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Warning lights remain illuminated, Alero


does the anti-lock brake light come on too? and ive found the best way to reset codes manually is disconnect the battery terminals pos. and ground. then touch them together( the battery cable terminals) their is a copasitor that will store enough power to hold your codes in the ecm. this way you are essentially grounding the system to drain all residual power stores

Feb 09, 2012 | 2000 Oldsmobile Alero

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Why does my traction off light come on?


You either have a problem with your engine control system, the traction control system, or you are not in the correct gear. See the explaination below. This is from the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner's Manual.

TRAC-OFF LIGHT

... If you turn the system off by moving the shift lever

to FIRST (1) or SECOND (2), the warning light will

come on and stay on. To turn the system back on,

move the shift lever back to a position other than

FIRST (1) or SECOND (2). The warning light

should go off. (See "Enhanced Traction System"

in the Index for more information.)

 The warning light will come on when you set your

parking brake with the engine running, and it will

stay on if your parking brake doesn't release fully.

If the transaxle shift lever is in any position other

than FIRST (1) or SECOND (2) and the warning

light stays on after your parking brake is fully

released, it means there's a problem with the system.

 If the traction control system is affected by an

engine-related problem, the system will turn off

and the warning light will come on.

If the Enhanced Traction System warning light comes

on and stays on for an extended period of time when the

transaxle shift lever is in any position other than FIRST
(1) or SECOND (2) your vehicle needs service.

Aug 08, 2011 | 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

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I have a 2004 grand prix 3800 engine non turbo. Engine was eratic at cruise with rpms at 1200-2000. rpms would lope 2-300 rpms. I Changed air and fuel filter, and cleaned the throttle body. also checked...


i had a problem with all my lights coming on in my 2006 explore took it to dealer to find out that the battery was dying replaced it and they went away

Mar 26, 2011 | 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Left the keys in the ignition adn had AAA jump it. Now the T/C with a slash through it came on and the light that says low engine power. The car starts really rough and has no power when u drive it. WHats...


T/C light = Traction Control

Could be something going on with a wheel speed sensor. You'll have to have the ABS/TCS controller scanned for any stored trouble codes to see why the controller is turning on the light. The code(s) might help you to determine what part of the system is faulting. You'll have to take it to a shop that has a high end scan tool.

If the TC light is on, chances are there is a trouble code set and stored in the computer. You need to determine what the code is. If you take the car to a nationally recognized parts store, most will scan the computer for free, so there is no money out of pocket for you.


Actron also makes a ABS code checker called BrakeScan. Don't know how good it is, but it might be good for a DIY person.

TC Explanation:

If your vehicle is equipped with the Enhanced Traction System (ETS), this warning light should come on briefly as you start the engine. If the warning light does not come on, then have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem.
If the warning light stays on, or comes on when you are driving, there may be a problem with your Enhanced Traction System and your vehicle may need service. When this warning light is on, the system will not limit wheel spin. Adjust your driving accordingly.
The Enhanced Traction System warning light may come on for the following reasons:
If you turn the system off by moving the shift lever to FIRST (1), the warning light will come on and stay on. To turn the system back on, move the shift lever back to a position other than FIRST (1). The warning light should go off. The warning light will come on when you set your parking brake with the engine running, and it will stay on if your parking brake does not release fully. If the transaxle shift lever is in any position other than FIRST (1) and the warning light stays on after your parking brake is fully released, it means there is a problem with the system. If the traction control system is affected by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning light will come on. If the Enhanced Traction System warning light comes on and stays on for an extended period of time when the transaxle shift lever is in any position other than FIRST (1), your vehicle needs service.


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Oct 09, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt

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Service Traction System Light


Remove any and all abs fuses for ten minutes then put them back. I think that will work. It will not reset if battery is disconected so it will keep memory of problems. In case battery is unhooked.

Jul 15, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

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How do I turn traction control on? Light on dash says "traction off" all the time.


The Enhanced Traction System warning light may come on for the following reasons:
If you turn the system off by shifting to SECOND (2) or FIRST (1), the warning light will come on and stay on. To turn the system back on,shift to THIRD (3) or AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE

If the traction control system is affected by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning light will come on.

If the Enhanced Traction System warning lightmcomes on and stays on for an extended period of time when the system is turned on, your vehicle needs service. Adjust your driving accordingly..

Oct 17, 2009 | 1993 Buick Park Avenue

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