Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Warning lights on very often, what can stop it?

asked by on

I keep getting warnings on my dashboard about checking and servicing the stabilitrak in my 2012 GMC Sierra. This truck has just under 35,000 miles on it and this has happened before. I brought it in to be serviced the last time this happened and they checked on everything and reset the warning light. Now it is on again! How can I fix this so I am not dealing with this every couple thousand miles?

A: My first suggestion would be to take it in ...

My first suggestion would be to take it in and have tested if you are still under basic 3 year 36,000 mile warranty. If you are out of warranty then contact YourMechanic and get a diagnostic test done and pinpoint test done for any codes received. You would then have an idea of the repairs needed. I have seen where there could be one of many codes stored in computer memory and if the light is on then there is a code stored. The problem this system has seen with other owners is the control module, pump motor and sensor replacement. I can only recommend you get it tested and diagnosed so you do not waste money and time throwing parts at something that could be as simple as a brake light bulb out.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Getting error code P0304

Since you are getting a misfire code on the #4 cylinder that will cause the computer to shut off these other systems. The misfire needs to be fixed first. Most of the time when this comes up it is caused...

Q: What does the Tire Learning Active message mean?

The Tire Learning Active message can appear on the driver information center (DIC). This alert is displayed by the DIC when the system is adjusting to a new set of tires.

Q: What does the anti-lock brake system (ABS) Warning Light mean?

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates when your ABS is not functioning properly, and has been shut down. When this happens, your normal brake system will still function properly, but...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...