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How much does a Traction Control Light is on Inspection cost?

On average, the cost for a Buick Skyhawk Traction Control Light is on Inspection is $95 with $0 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1980 Buick SkyhawkV6-3.8LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$124.99 - $132.49
1984 Buick SkyhawkL4-1.8L TurboService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1977 Buick SkyhawkV6-3.8LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1984 Buick SkyhawkL4-2.0LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$104.99 - $112.48
1983 Buick SkyhawkL4-1.8LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.02 - $112.55
1976 Buick SkyhawkV6-3.8LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1986 Buick SkyhawkL4-1.8L TurboService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$109.87 - $117.28
1987 Buick SkyhawkL4-2.0LService typeTraction Control Light is on InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$110.24 - $117.94
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The traction control system in your vehicle exists as a driving aid during adverse conditions, such as rain, snow, ice, or poorly maintained roads. When the system is not working, it will illuminate a warning light on the dashboard cluster.

What it looks like:

The traction control warning light typically takes the form of the acronym “TC.” Sometimes this light is a small illuminated picture of a car losing control.

How this system works:

Traction control uses wheel speed sensors to detect when one or more of the car’s wheels lose grip and traction. When the system registers a loss of traction in one or more of the wheels, a computer will limit power to the wheels that are still in solid contact with the road to prevent a skid.

Common reasons for this to happen:

  • ABS is malfunctioning: Traction control and ABS (anti-lock braking system) often share the same control module and internal self-diagnostics system. As a result, sometimes an issue in the ABS can trigger the traction control light. If this is the case, then both the ABS and Traction Control lights will be on.

  • Broken wheel speed sensors: Wheel speed sensors are usually in the wheel bearing assembly, and determine the rate at which each wheel is moving. The sensors relay that information to the traction control module, which determines whether or not power needs to be shifted. Wheel speed sensors can get dirty or damaged and stop working, which prohibits the traction control module from knowing when to enable the system.

  • Traction control module is faulty: The traction control module – which, again, is often shared with the ABS – can malfunction and break altogether, causing the system to stop working.

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the source and cause of the traction control issue, and will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How important is this service?

It’s important to have the traction control issue investigated as soon as possible, as adverse driving conditions can arise at any time. While your car is unlikely to incur further damage from a faulty traction control system, it won’t be safe to drive in rain, snow, sleet, or other inclement weather, or even possibly through pools of water on the road. Furthermore, the issue that is causing the traction control light to illuminate could also be impacting the ABS.

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Carlos was right on time, which is the first point of professionalism. He was able to diagnose the vehicle and was desirous of getting us up and running without suggesting extra items that need attention, but won't prevent the vehicle from running. We booked another appointment with him for future work. We were very pleased with him as a person and his knowledge of the vehicle (1987 Buick Skyhawk). Definitely would use this service again as long as Carlos is available.

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Buick Rendezvous V6-3.4L - Traction Control Light is on Inspection - Chicago Heights, Illinois
Jose was great. Very knowledgeable, sincere, didn't mind answering all my questions. I felt comfortable and confident with his findings.

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29 years of experience
Buick LaCrosse V6-3.6L - Traction Control Light is on - Sumter, South Carolina
I found Eric to be timely with regard to the appointment time. He was able to perform the necessary diagnostics to pinpoint areas on my car requiring maintenance. He was knowledgeable and friendly and I hope to see him again in hopes of repairing the areas he identified during the inspection.

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Buick Lucerne V6-3.8L - Transmission Fluid Service - Kansas City, Missouri
This was the second time that Andrew had worked on one of my vehicles. He is a get down to business kind of guy. I think that his attention to detail is by far one of his best qualities. He is a true professional who takes pride in his work. I definitely will use Andrew again. I would have no regrets in referring my family and friends to Andrew's services.

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