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Servie engine light on traction light goes off

Hi 99 buick century 51000 miles the service enginge light goes on and traction control goes off when i hit bump right front or turn steering wheel alll the way to right has me stumped any ideas........

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    Once in a while no matter what road surface I will get a service traction control system and reduced engine power message on the display. It will go off after starting/restarting 4-5 times. Think there is wheel slippage when this occurs but not sure. Cruise control and remote start will not work when the problem is occuring.

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It could be your wheel bearings, jack your car so one wheel is off the ground. Make sure the vehicle is properly blocked. Firmly grasp the tire/wheel an shake it back and forth for play.

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Engine Oil Replace
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Tires Rotate


21000 miles or 33600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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24000 miles or 38400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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25000 miles or 40000 kilometers

Battery Check
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Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


27000 miles or 43200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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Battery Check
Air Filter Element Check
Wheel Bearing Lubricate
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Fuel Filter Replace
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Engine Oil Replace
Fluid - A/T Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
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Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Exhaust System Inspect
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Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


35000 miles or 56000 kilometers

Battery Check
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Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


36000 miles or 57600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


39000 miles or 62400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


40000 miles or 64000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
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Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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Battery Check
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Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
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48000 miles or 76800 kilometers

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Battery Check
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