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2007 Pontiac Montana ABS, Traction and Stability lights are lighted up on the dashboard. Dealership mechanics claim that the EBC module lost communication with the ABS module. Dealership is recommending replacement of both modules at a cost of $2,000 but claims this is not a common problem with this vehicle. They cannot explain why this happened. Is this a consumer repair cost or should I be asking Pontiac to replace at no cost?

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SOURCE: Location of Engine Control Module for 2001 Pontiac Aztek

The ECU is the Electronic Control Moudule usually located in the Engine compartment. To the passenger side. The BCU id the Body Control Module located near the brake pedal under the dashboard.

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SOURCE: abs light, trac light, service engine soon light 2001 Pontiac Grand Am

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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i had the same problem on my 2000 montana, used a scanner to check for abs code and found right front sensor throwing code, checked sensor and found ok, checked harness from sensor to connection under hood and found wiring circut at the plastic clip where harness hooks to sensor was bad, replaced harness from connector to sensor and problem went away

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: abs and traction control lights coming on

Its the abs sensor, if you encounter an ice patch or snow you won't even be able to stop because the pedal will will push back and make the rip grind noise. If you pull the ABS fuse out, you won't have ABS but you can stop and you won't have the grind noise and back pressure for now. Its safer to not have ABS when the sensor is faulty.

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SOURCE: 2002 pontiac montana passanger pwr window

I beleive you need to change the Power Window Switches Module in the drivers side door panel, as these connections are interlinked within this module and it is usually the first part that fails. Especially that you already changed the switches & motor in the passenger door and it still does not work. Once you remove the dual switch module in the driver's side door, you will understand what I mean. Plus it is really easy to access. Good luck! I have the same model, Claude

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