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THE LIGHT "TRAC LOW" GOES ON WHEN I MAKE A TURN OR WHEN i BRAKE? WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

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Hello and welcome. this is usually a problem with the abs system. it is almost always a wheel dpeed sensor problem. in this case, since it seems to do it when turning, this usually means a problem with one of the speed semsors harness that attach to the front sensors. you will need to have the abs system scanned for codes to know for sure

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