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I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado and both the ABS and Traction Off warning lights came on at the same time.....brake fluid looks good, no other mechanical issues that I see.... Any ideas?

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U will need to have the dealer hook up a ABS/Traction control scan tool this is not a mechanical problem it is an electronic failure, there will be a trouble codes.

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