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I just replace the brake pads on my 2000 pontiac grand am. The abs light ant the trac off lights are still on. Why and how do I reset or turn them off?

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Are these light stay on all the time?
if yes you may have problem more then only pads.
when lights on remeber your abs system and traction controls not functioning .will be dangers on wet or ice. you may get profesional help to resolve this problem before cost you more.

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