2005 malibu traction control and engine light as well as the pass-key security code light all came on and car loses pwer wait 5 minutes and restarted for 30 min ride home ok. This happens occasionally

Asked by Dec 17, 2012 at 04:08 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS

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Ignition control module can cause the security light to come on, and the throttle position sensor can cause both the check engine light and traction control light to come on. If the check engine light and traction control go out after it starts then I would lean towards possibly a bad cluster. The cluster being bad could cause any light to come on whenever and it will also trip the security system, and prevent the car from starting.

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