Q: Q: What is wrong with my car?

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Live here in Canada, Every cold start of the car, ABS, VSA and traction control lights are on, tried with first gear, seems like rear brakes are working without me touching the brakes and after running it for 15 seconds, smells like burning brakes. The lights goes off if continue running the car. Is it safe? This happened after pressure washing the wheels on the car including the suspension because of snow stuck into it. never happened before. Please let me know.

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