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Abs light & trac off & service vehicle light just starting coming approx 1 minute into driving car

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  • Kevin Rahme May 11, 2010

    there is a fault code in the ABS system I will need a code before I can help you further

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Sounds like you have a bad wheel sensor . will have to have a scanner hooked up to know for sure .

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