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I have a 2007 Chevy equinox with stabilitrak light on saying it needs Serviced what could it be ???

It has 62k miles now and before when I got it (few days ago) the Battery needed replaced because the key wouldn’t come out and wouldn’t start so I got a new one it turned on and everything light was still on and was still hard to turn I then replaced what I think is a linkage fuse in the Engine compartment fuse box and that fix it till I went for a 20 min drive and it came back on took it home and turned it off and back on I can still steer fine but it is back on and I’m just worried about it at this point if any one has any clue or if it can be scanned at a auto parts store lmk thanks

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  • Jeff Armer
    Jeff Armer May 08, 2022

    To find the problem you need to scan for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes in the anti-lock brakes control module .

  • Anonymous May 08, 2022

    Can I get that scanned at an auto parts store

  • Jeff Armer
    Jeff Armer May 08, 2022

    Maybe ,call different parts stores an see

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As Jeff Armer said, get it scanned for Trouble Codes. If you have to pay for it ask at 3 or 4 different places as prices can be VERY different. Have you actually had the Stabilitrak serviced? Sometime the solution to the problem is the obvious one. If your not sure what you are doing on a vehicle especially with the electrics it is ALWAYS safer to pay a professional to do it. One error can cause major problems and by major I mean Very Expensive!

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