reduced power traction control

Asked by Dec 29, 2018 at 09:18 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Impala 3.5L LT FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i hve a 06 impala while driving in town the enigne light came on witth the
message enigne reduced power service traction control. the car droped
cilinders little power , pulled into a auto parts store , they pluged in a code
reader it said low brake fluid, brake fluid level looked ok however toped it off
car ran great for about two weeks and going down the freewawy it happened
again , car wouldnt go over 40 mph got off at a exit ,shut the car off ,checked
brake fluid topped it off ,less than 1 ounce sttarted the car up ran fine.dealer
said cant be the brake fluid if i can only add that small amount. they think it in
the wheel hub. is the brake fluid thing just a coincidence or shoud i name the
car Christine

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Check for leaking brake fluid from brake line at each wheel IF its leaking on the hub bearing assembly or speed sensor...it can cause this problem. SAD, if a dealer can't solve such a basic problem.

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