All of the warning lights for the brake system are on, parking brake is off, car brakes fine, the Advancetrac button doesn't seem to do anything, brake fluid is fine. This just started today. Any ideas?
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getting a "Service Advancetrac System" warning.
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 09:25 PM
Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:08 AM
battery is a year old, but when I lifted the positive boot I noticed a lot of corrosion, cleaned that off and see that the copper connector that connected all the positive leads was cracked. Will pick up another an install it, but would be surprised if that clears it. After the cleaning, I drove 30' down the street and the lights came back on. Thanks for the input.
Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:13 AM
I checked the battery voltage and found is was reading 12.5 volts, charged the battery, drove around the block, no lights. Will find out with more driving today if that was the problem. Suspect the cracked connector was not allowing the battery to fully charge. Hope that resolves this, thanks to all for the input, will post back the problem pops back up after I replace the battery connector.
Posted 20 May 2017 - 11:05 AM
Another thing to keep in mind: Class D digital power amplifiers are highly efficient, but will act strange or even go into protect mode when voltage drops.
(sorry for the off-topic post; I started reading from the bottom).
Edited by jmcgliss, 20 May 2017 - 11:11 AM.
Posted 26 May 2017 - 06:28 PM
no joy with the new battery cable ($100), warnings are back on. Now another question, can the average tire and brake shop diagnose this or will I have to bring it to the dealer? Also, the week before, I had 2 new tires installed on the front, coincidence?