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My trac light says trac off, and my abs light is on. what does that mean? I have a 1999 grand am Pontiac.

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The trac light is the traction control, the abs light means the antilock brake system is not functioning properly. the trac control is no issue. the abs will not cause the brakes to fail but they will lock instead of pulsing.

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I asked the mechanic when I got the new tires put on and he said this could be 'fixed' by repacking the bearings. This is plausible if one or more are dragging and causing the sensors to detect too much variation in the speeds.

Since the new tires have been on, only a few errors and not any lately even with a sharp turn. The temperature seems to have an effect.

i will ask more mechanics in the next few weeks and report.

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Sounds like you have a bad wheel speed sensor. You need to have it scanned. Since it's been sitting, it might just be a bad connection to one of the speed sensors.

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THE LIGHT "TRAC LOW" GOES ON WHEN I MAKE A TURN OR WHEN i BRAKE? WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?


Hello and welcome. this is usually a problem with the abs system. it is almost always a wheel dpeed sensor problem. in this case, since it seems to do it when turning, this usually means a problem with one of the speed semsors harness that attach to the front sensors. you will need to have the abs system scanned for codes to know for sure

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First thing I would check if brakes were installed is that the abs wires did not accidentally get disconnected. If that did not occur you will need a scan tool to determine why the abs light came on. It is probably due to a bad wheel speed sensor.The trac light is on because currently your abs is disabled and the traction control requires use of the abs system to function.

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the trac shuts off when theres a check engine light or a abs light on, most likely theres a bad abs wheel sensor but you will have to have the abs computer scaned to find out which one it is. hope this helps.

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Sounds like you have a bad wheel speed sensor. You need to have it scanned. Since it's been sitting, it might just be a bad connection to one of the speed sensors.

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You are spinning your tires ... read your manual ... shut off the traction control .... spin away!

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My abs light and trac off light are both on


Def the wheel bearings/hub/speed sensor. I just bought a new wheel bearing comes with the hub and speed sensor as one. Runs about 80-100 dollars though but abs/traction light went off and stays off now.

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