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1998 v70xc; trac and abs lights come on intermittent. what could be cause? also, check engine code stating low pressure on intake sensor. what would cause?

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What does it mean?camry 1998 displaying abs and trac off at high speed120km/hr


This means there is a problem with the trac and abs system. the way it works is that when the computer sees a problem with the abs or trac system it turns them both off. also if the check engine light is turnned on due to a problem the computer shuts down the trac and abs system as well due to the computer not being able to control the trac or abs system when there is a engine problem.

The first step here would be to have the computer scanned and get any stored codes out to find out where the problem is. Have the computer scanned for codes first.

Feb 03, 2013 | 1998 Toyota Camry

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I have a 97 lumina an my trac light just came on and now my brakes are really hard to stop what could be wrong??


HAVE VECHICLE CODE SCAN SOUND LIKE FAULTY WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.WHEN YOU SEE LOW TRAC LIGHT YOU ABS BRAKE SYSTEM IS ADJUSTING BRAKE PRESSURE TO KEEP CAR FROM SKIDDING LIKE WHEN YOU ARE ON SLIPPERY WET ROADS OR ICE. IF YOU SEE LOW TRAC LIGHT YOU HAVE A PROBLEM IN ABS BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM.

Aug 04, 2011 | Chevrolet Lumina Cars & Trucks

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I don't understand the whole traction light thing. my car always says trac off-except when it says low trac and slides like it's on ice.


TAKE CAR TO A GARAGE OR DEALERSHIP HAVE THE ABS BRAKES AND TRACTION CONTROL CODE SCAN.YOUR ABS BRAKE SYSTEM WILL COME ON ADJUSTING BRAKE PRESSURE TO AVOID A SKID.THAT WHY LOW TRAC LIGHT COMES ON. MOST OF THE TIME WHEN YOU SEE LOW TRAC LIGHT DRIVING ON DRY ROADS PROBLEM IS IN THE ABS BRAKE UNIT OR BAD WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.

Jul 08, 2011 | 1999 Oldsmobile Alero

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I have 1998 ford windstar . abs light stedy on and traction control ligth blinks can someone hlp me


MOST OF THE TIME WHEN ABS LIGHT AND TRAC LIGHT TURNS ON.YOU COULD HAVE A BAD WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.BEST TO TAKE CAR TO DEALERSHIP LET THEM DO CODE SCAN ON ABS BRAKE SYSTEM TO SEE WHAT CAUSING THE ABS AND TRAC LIGHT TO TURN ON.

Jun 06, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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There's a little light that says "low trac" that goes on when i turn on my 1998 chevy cavalier.... what does it mean??


means the traction control module is bad. That light is suppose to come on when you lose traction to let you know the traction control is kicking in.

May 19, 2010 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Hi my abs, break light, bright light, and check engine light are on is there a way to reset these lights? Igot the car checked and there is nothing wrong with it so i tried disconnecting the neg battery...


Codes can be removed from most mechanics with a code reader, they can check and reset them for you, bear in mind these lights came on for a reason, ask the mechanic what did the codes signify. Good luck

Nov 19, 2009 | 1998 Volvo V70

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My low trac light comes on in my car. What does that mean? Its a 1999 chevy calvalier and also it gets hot when the car sits at a light.


If your ABS light is on as well, have a shop scan it (it requires a special scanner). If it's just your Trac light without ABS, it is most likely a sensor under the hood at fault. If you are getting a check engine light as well, get the codes read!
This happened to me without an ABS light and it was the upstream O2 sensor. The reason it throws the Trac light is because if any components that the traction control uses (ignition, fuel) are affected by a bad sensor, the PCM shuts down traction.
In fact, when I replaced the O2 sensor, a handful of other little issues resolved as well.
If you do have an ABS light on, it could very well be a wheel speed sensor.

Sep 22, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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ABS, Traction Control and Park brake light on


If you have abs sensors at the wheels, have them checked. Usually abs & trac control work off these sensors

Sep 17, 2009 | Land Rover Discovery Cars & Trucks

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My 99' volvo v70 continually flashes the traction control and abs warning light and the speedometer stops working the trip meter and the odometer go blank than all of a sudden it will start working again...


Sounds like a bad ABS control module is at least part of your problem. The symptoms are usually and ABS and TRACS light intermittent or constand and eventually your speedometer works intermittently or totally quits. This guy rebuilds/upgrades them for about $140. New ones run over $800. http://home.earthlink.net/~vicrocha/Volvo_Parts/Volvo_ABS_removal.htm

Jul 05, 2009 | 1999 Volvo V70

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What does the low traffic light mean in a 1998 chevy cavalier?


If your ABS light is on as well, have a shop scan it (it requires a special scanner). If it's just your Trac light without ABS, it is most likely a sensor under the hood at fault. If you are getting a check engine light as well, get the codes read!
This happened to me without an ABS light and it was the upstream O2 sensor. The reason it throws the Trac light is because if any components that the traction control uses (ignition, fuel) are affected by a bad sensor, the PCM shuts down traction.
In fact, when I replaced the O2 sensor, a handful of other little issues resolved as well.
If you do have an ABS light on, it could very well be a wheel speed sensor.

Apr 13, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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