My 1998 chevrolet cavalier have the abs and hand brake light on in the dash board we have tried tor replace the abs connectors ans we went to a garage were the tested what was wrong and nothing seems to be wrong the tried to reset it... it still does not work these lights need to be turned off so we could pass the safety check
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computer does that, or you have to have enough brake fluid preasure also, check for leaking lines (brake lines). make sure fluid is full.abs system has dump valves , if there was a problem abs light would be on. but abs might lite if not enough preasure hope this helps.
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.
Any time you have an ABS problem the red brake light will also light up.Not sure but it could be that you just have a bad wheel speed sensor.There is a wheel speed sensor at each wheel.A quick scan of the ABS computer will tell you this.Let me know if this helps or if you have further questions.