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Just bought a 97 Aurora and had tires put on front and balanced. Now traction light comes on while driving and RPM goes to 0. After I pull over, it will run fine...What could be the problem?

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OK, when the traction light or abs light goes on when driving then it could be a bad wheel speed sensor or traction control module. IF the RPM goes to 0, that may be an engine sensor problem or wiring to the sensor for the crankshaft position sensor or cam sensor.

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