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The low trac light is coming on in my car and when it does the car sputters a little bit...what does this mean. I just for two tires put on the front - could this have anything to do with it?

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Just check that the electrical connections to the speed sensors on you front wheel hubs are in good order, it maybe one got detached or damaged.

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What does low trac sign mean?

if stopped at an intersection and then pull out a bit too fast & the tires start spinning, the "Low Trac" light will come on briefly, but will go back off once traction is gained again. This is totally normal. but if this stays on constantly even in dry road conditions, you need to get it looked at because it's not normal. (basically the light itself means your tires have little to no traction with the road and are spinning or slipping/sliding.)

You never specified whether it's on all the time, or you were just curious as to what the light meant. If it does stay on constantly, comment and I will help you work through the solutions!

I hope this helps!

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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!
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Would like to put a remote starter in my 1999 Alero

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What does trac off light refer to? service engine and trac off light comes on.

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