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My dsc and anti skid light comes on when the outside temp is

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My dsc and anti skid light comes on when the outside temp is above 90 degrees
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: it says DSC and the one that has skid marks
JA: What is the model of your '90 Mazda?
Customer: if its cold outside they don't come on. Also the stereo don't work when its hot outside
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 2003
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't want to pay unless he knows for sure what the problem is
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

These lights are coming on because the ABS module is seeing an issue somewhere in the system that will prevent proper operation and is setting a fault code. There are many possible causes for the lights coming on including wheel speed sensors, the ABS module itself, steering angle and yaw sensors, the hydraulic control unit and pump motor, and wiring between any of the component.

The first step in diagnosing the problem will be to use a scan tool or code reader to see what fault codes are setting and then testing can be done from there.

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