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I changed the hubs and my traction engaged comes on still

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If you installed hubs that do not have speed sensors for the ABS system then the traction control can not work so it turns on the light.

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SOURCE: front hub bearing changed now traction keeps coming on.

It seems that either the bearing is not properly fitted leading to false alarm being generated(maybe the bearings are too tight) such that the brake pads are not equidistant compared to the other side wheel. Well the thumb rule is to replace both since they are the front wheels. Try refitting the bearing but my instinct tells me to change the other wheels bearing too and get the brakes reset with the help of computer guided sensor settings checking & adjustments as required. This will definitely help but don't forget to recalibrate the sensors with the help of a PC at the service station. Its IMP......sodeep

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