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2004 Pontiac g6 gtp: abs, Traction Control..brakes..lights came

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AAfter 110,000 miles on my 2004 Pontiac GP GTP the ABS, Traction Control, Stabilibilty lights and warning all came on at the same time when I started the car up in the morning. The brakes were redone about 10,000 miles again and the car has been running perfectly. Even after the lights came on there are no problems. How can I correct or redet the lights. Odd that they would all come on at once. Is there a fairulre on one switch which caused all the lights to come on?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Glenn replied 5 years ago.

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After 110,000 miles on my 2004 Pontiac GP GTP the ABS, Traction Control, Stabilibilty lights and warning all came on at the same time when I started the car up in the morning. The brakes were redone about 10,000 miles again and the car has been running perfectly. Even after the lights came on there are no problems. How can I correct or redet the lights. Odd that they would all come on at once. Is there a fairulre on one switch which caused all the lights to come on?

 

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Supercharged

 

In this case, the display of these lights indicated that a defect has been detected which is affecting the operation of all three systems. A faulty front ABS wheel speed sensor could cause this.

 

We won't know what the exact cause is until a SCANTOOL capable of reading ABS SYSTEM codes is connected to your car and the fault codes are read. Once we know which codes are set, we'll have better idea of where to start.

 

In this case, regular brake and handling performance should not be affected, but handling and braking in adverse conditions will not meet the same level of performance that you are used to. While these lights are on, the ABS, TRACTION CONTROL and STABILITY control systems will not function as intended.

 

There are different types of scantools out there. Not all of them can read abs codes. You may be able to get this code read by a local parts store. They frequently do this at no charge to try to get your parts business .

 

Bookmark this page and return once you know what code has set and I'll be happy to help you further if you wish.

 

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