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The ABS and TCS lights come on while drive and sometimes brake light

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Lets hope this has only been going on for a couple of days

Now you need to stop & have the vehicle checked for the codes
that set the lights,have those indicators diagnosed and whatever
needs to be repaired taken care of

For the future
Any light on the dash, is no different from the last one
They are all Govt Mandated Emission Faults, that need
attention in a couple of days.
They have been with us for 30 years now, and still
not understood,can't imagine why.

Both your issues are Braking System Problems
Not the brakes themselves as you know them
Electrical Issues not hydraulic or mechanical

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

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SOURCE: 99 pontiac transport- tcs,abs,emerg brake and low traction(flash)

Have the ABS system scanned for codes. The ABS and Traction control use the same computer. You likely have a bad wheel speed sensor.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: ABS and TCS light comes on, brakes seem to be on while driving.

there most likely is a wheel speed senser probablem, the best way to fix it would be to take it to a hyundai dealer unfortunatly they can hook up a computer and tell what is wrong ion about 5 min.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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SOURCE: 2002 Suburban ABS System Brake Light

I have had this same problem on two difference vehicles both of which are suburbans.

The solution is simple.
Remove the engine cover.
Locate a small ground wire that is bolted to the top rear of the engine block on the passenger side.
Remove the bolt, clean surfaces and replace.

This should solve your problem.

I know it seems too easy but it works.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: TCS, SLIP and ABS lights on

Check your brake fluid first. If that is low, top it off and recheck. If its ok, than you will need one of the rear ABS sensors. You will need to plug it in and find out which side it is. That's really the only ABS issue that car has. One of the rear ABS sensors fails.

Posted on May 09, 2009

SOURCE: Mazda 626 2000 - warning lights for ABS, TCS

what u do to stop the vehicle and remove the battery head and refix,if the problem still persits go for thorough scanning.

Posted on Mar 25, 2010

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