How to remove the traction and abs lights

Asked by Mar 17, 2017 at 07:21 PM about the 1997 Cadillac DeVille

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do i clear the traction and antilock
brakes light off my dashboard. Got a 1997
Cadillac Deville just put a new battery and
the lights are still on

2 Answers

73,645

You would have to fix the problem before the lights go out. Have the vehicle scanned for any trouble codes and for ABS codes. This will tell you where the problem is to fix. Write down all the codes. An auto parts store can check for codes.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
70,215

It's most likely a wheel speed sensor for the anti-lock brake system (ABS). The ABS and traction control systems work together. When the computer sees a problem with one system, both are disabled and both lights come on. As Rowefast said, you'll have to get the ABS computer scanned for trouble codes to know where the trouble is. Most auto parts stores will do it for free. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Cadillac DeVille Experts

  • #1
    kikero
    Reputation
    2,200
  • #2
    Js08016
    Reputation
    1,930
  • #3
    Cynthiasmith
    Reputation
    1,650
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac Eldorado
392 listings starting at $2,500
Used Cadillac Seville
335 listings starting at $1,795
Used Chevrolet Impala
480 Great Deals out of 33,615 listings starting at $777
Used Lincoln Town Car
34 Great Deals out of 1,728 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW 7 Series
146 Great Deals out of 5,852 listings starting at $2,500
Used Lincoln Continental
14 Great Deals out of 4,316 listings starting at $35,999
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
169 Great Deals out of 5,633 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Cadillac DeVille For Sale
234 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.