my 2000 pontiac grand am se has the track off light come on with me pushing the ets button, and then the engine service light soon followed that..

Asked by May 23, 2012 at 12:28 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So the mechanic said it was 2 faulty o2 censors...then got that fixed. But he said the light didn't go away so I
would need to leave the car for a day to see the cost of figuring out if its a faulty wire....

The car drives fine....
Should I just get a major tune up to see if that fixes the problem?
Or something else?

4 Answers

1,675

reset the ECU and if it turns back on after a few minutes there is a mechanical problem with it not an electrical one

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
105

If the trac light comes on and stays on with the possibility of the ABS light also coming on, you have a faulty wheel bearing. It's a very common grand am issue with cars after 1999. If the problem you're describing is different, please elaborate. Could you tell me your mileage, also?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
100,745

It just the traction control. You can live without it. It cuts the fuel to the engine if the wheels spin. Somewhat useful in the snow.

If this button is pushed it effects by signals, why I do not know, but my mechanic said not to push it.

Your Answer

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,077 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $1,899.

ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    7,790
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,610
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
30 Great Deals out of 2,724 listings starting at $1,491
Used Pontiac Firebird
11 Great Deals out of 780 listings starting at $4,300
Used Ford Mustang
675 Great Deals out of 37,799 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Camaro
401 Great Deals out of 30,674 listings starting at $3,550
Used Pontiac Bonneville
3 Great Deals out of 532 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Impala
509 Great Deals out of 34,056 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,036 Great Deals out of 70,570 listings starting at $2,499
Used Pontiac Sunfire
315 listings starting at $2,100
Used Honda Accord
1,068 Great Deals out of 61,078 listings starting at $1,099
Used Honda Civic
770 Great Deals out of 72,566 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

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.