WHY DOES THE ANTILOCK BRAKE LIGHT STAY ON AND ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1996 BUICK CENTURY
  • 135,000 MILES

Why does the anti-lock brake light stay on and the tracktion control kicks in for no reason when lightly applying the brake preventing stoping and then it will catch real hard?

Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 6:17 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,401 POSTS

It sounds like you have a bad sensor at one of the wheels and the computer thinks the wheel is locking up. The best thing to do is have the computer scanned for trouble codes. Most parts stores will do it for free. That should give you the cause of the problem.

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 6:50 PM

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