Does having bad brake pads make the Trac Light come on?

Asked by Mar 08, 2012 at 12:36 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I know that I need new breaks pads, just wondering if this would cause the TRAC OFF light to come on

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no. what would cause the trac light to come is one of drive tires was turning way faster than the other one, causing loss of traction

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If the ABS and SVS lights are on with the Trac Off light, you have a bad wheel sensor. If it's just the Trac Off light, push the button above the radio.

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bad wheel sensor.

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No brake pads Do not. Cuse your track light to come on. Bad Hub bearing in the front or back of car...

No Jennifer just add air in your tires

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