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My car is an Grand am SE

My problem is .. the traction and Abs light comes on for no reason. I have been told I have a slight miss because of a sensor. I have been reading up on this and Have read that the sensor may cause this to come on.. anyone have any thoughts on this before I go spend money I don't have. I am a sinlge mom with 1 paycheck so be serious.

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    Shelly Fields Jun 21, 2008

    so anyone know how expensive this is?? anyone else have same issues.that has tried it.

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Mine does the same thing and it is the speed sensor. I guess it is somethign with the ABS. The speed sensor is built right in with the bearings so it all has to be changed. (Thanks GM)

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The only thing that comes in my mind is to check the cars software's if its not the sensor problem.

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