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Engine cuts out at 60mph and brings on oil light and traction control light.then resets by turning the ignition off and on

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Check engine light on traction control light on cruise light blinking whats wrong?


When you have a check engine light come on, the traction control light and the cruise lights both come on as well. You need to have the codes checked with a scanner. There most likely isn't a problem with the traction control or cruise systems, the lights turn on because those systems work together with the engine management system or PCM. When there is an engine problem that sets a code that turns on the check engine light, it automatically disables the cruise control and traction control for safety reasons. Because the last thing you want is to have an issue with traction control and/or cruise control if your engine is having an issue, which is why they are disabled. The most common problem that turns on the check engine light is a loose, cross-threaded, or snug but not tight enough fuel filler cap. Subaru recommends three clicks of the cap to be considered tight. Also, any parts store can and will check and/or clear codes for free. I hope this info helps!

Sep 08, 2014 | 2011 Subaru Impreza

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Chevrolet service light 1991-01


Camaro

1998-01

To reset the "OIL CHANGE" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and then goes out, the system is reset.


Corvette


1997-01

To reset the monitor after an oil change, turn the ignition on. Press the "TRIP" button so that the "OIL LIFE" percentage is displayed. Press "RESET" and hold it for two seconds. The word "RESET" should appear on the monitor, then "OIL LIFE 90%".


Impala,
Monte Carlo


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator three times within five seconds. If the CHG OIL SOON lights two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHG OIL SOON light comes back on, the system has not been reset, repeat the procedure. Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System using the DE 100 Series Radio. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON and the radio off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the submenu. RESET will be displayed. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit programming. A chime will be heard to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.


Impala,
Caprice


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Lumina,
Monte Carlo,
Impala,
Caprice


1996-00,
1996-99,
1995-96,
1995-96

To reset "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position without starting the engine. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The light will flash and go out.


Corvette


1990-96

After an oil change, or when "CHANGE OIL" appears on the Trip Monitor, with the ignition on and engine off, press the "ENG MET" button (located on trip monitor) once. Press the "ENG MET" button again within 5 seconds. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the "RANGE" button (1990-1994) or "GAUGES" button (1995). The light will flash. When it stops flashing and goes out, the system is reset.


Chevrolet Suburban,
GMC Yukon XL,
Chevrolet Silverado,
GMC Trucks Sierra


2000-01,
1999-00

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if the light comes on and stays on for 5 seconds, the system did not reset. Repeat the procedure if the system does not reset.


Silverado, Sierra Trucks


1991-93

To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, turn the ignition key to the run position. Press and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. If the light flashes for 5 seconds, the system is reset. Repeat procedure as needed.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

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Bmw 3 series electrical faults


Hi sounds like the same problem I had crankshaft sensor my battery light came on and the engine would cut out sometimes would start straight away other times took 5mins to start again.
But would get a garage to check fault codes costs about 40pound but could save you 100's as it may be a faulty alternator/battery.

Jun 16, 2014 | 2007 BMW 3 Series 328i

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Engine cuts out after a skid


traction control faulty. You slip and slide, your traction control activates, then here lies your problem.. after your traction control activates, it is creating an electrical short, vacuum leak, etc. look at what your traction control is operating, probably brakes. SO look at the brake booster vacuum lines or connecitons. Hope this at least gives you an idea of where to look. COuld be your traction control module is faulty.

Dec 15, 2013 | 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer

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I have a problem with the focus next to the "check engine"... i dont know wich name is or how to explain that...but its like a low battery but it isnt because it is not...the focus its between...


There are only so many warning lights it could be. If it's not the battery or Check Engine itself it could be the Overheat sign if you don't have a temp gauge, Low Oil Light or ABS or Brake Light. If it's the ABS or brake light that is indicating a problem in your brake system or the Hand Brake is stuck. based on the location between the Check Engine and Battery lights my first thought is it is Low Engine Oil or Traction Control, commonly shown by a TC in a circle. Check your engine oil, Radiator fluid level and make sure you don't have the Traction Control turned off. I know in my mothers Malibu, which is a 2000, there is a button on the side of the shifter that you press to turn Traction Control and Overdrive off but I always that that was specific to the motor she had installed since it is a V8 that actually cuts to a V6 unless it needs the power of the other 2 cylinders. If you still have a question about that warning light describe what it looks like and I will see if I can identify it better.

Aug 24, 2011 | 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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The maintence require light is on what is the promblem


the maintence reminder lamp means you are due for oil and filter change.to reset maintence light, turn the ignition switch to the on position engine off.push the reset button on clock control panel for 3 seconds,then turn off ignition switch.then turn back on the ignition switch the maintenance light should be off is so.it has reset.

Apr 15, 2011 | 1996 Acura TL Series

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Warning lights what do they mean, a triangle with a line in the middle


This is the Traction Control Warning light. Traction control is device added to the engine/gearbox sytem, and is designed to help minimise wheel spins when moving away, particularly on a slippery surface. When the system detects the wheels starting to slip and Traction control starts to cut in this warning light shows.

Traction control cannot do much to help in severe ice or snow though, so you can expect to see this light showing or flashing if the conditions are extreme.

If this light shows when the conditions are not extreme, stopping and restarting the engine will often reset it.

Dec 17, 2009 | 1992 BMW 5 Series

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How do i reset the oil light on a 03 saturn vue? i did the turn the key and press the gas peddle 3 times and that didn't work.


The procedure you used is for the 2006 > Vue, and will not work on your 2003. For the 2002-2005 Saturn Vue V4 or V6 - Under the hood you will see a black fuse box behind the battery. Open it up and you will see a red button, it is small and looks like a fuse but on the top it will say Oil-Res. Turn on the ignition & press and hold that button for about 10 seconds. You may want to have a friend sit in the driver's seat and watch for the indicator to start flashing, which indicates you've activated the reset. Turn off the ignition and that will reset the Oil light.

Nov 16, 2009 | 2003 Saturn VUE

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Want to turn off warning lights on dashboard


Change oil light: remove the driver side fuse cover, there is a reset switch. turn key to on position (engine NOT running), press and release reset button. change oil light will flash. press and HOLD reset button again until you hear chimes and the change oil light goes out. it is now reset.
as for the trac off light, there is a button on the dash which turns the traction control on and off

Jun 02, 2009 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT

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How to Turn off Service Traction Control and ESC messages


I had this problem with my 2007 HHR. I drove away with the service engine and the service traction light on. The car was stuttering through the gears. I took it back and they checked it. They disconnect some wires while they change the oil and one was loose. The service engine turned off but the service traction stayed on. We disconnected the battery for 3 minutes and it fixed the problem. Some of those other guys spent up to 300 dollars to fix the problem. Hope it works out for you.

Mar 21, 2009 | 2008 Chevrolet Hhr

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