The ABS and/or Traction Control Light May Illuminate on Saab 9-3

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) and/or traction control light may illuminate. This can be caused by corrosion in the (ABS) wire harness connector at the right front wheel speed sensor due to water intrusion.  Corroded connectors should be cleaned or replaced as necessary to correct this concern.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 113,684 (25,000–224,500)
8 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2007, 2008, 2011
25 people reported this problem
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Total rainy nite and on the way home the same three lights hit on, antilock brake malfunction, traction control failure, stability control failure. just had the brakes done, does this only mean i line just got wet?
Right brake light failure, traction control and turning lights (not blinkers) warnings show up on my dash read out
Abs, stability, traction failure fixed multiple times
When you accelerated the gas pedal. To quickly pass another vehicle. The traction light comes on.....! Also the car vibrates... Furthermore you push the ac button and the steering wheel vibrates up and down.....!
Replaced the entire right front wheel hub assembly ABS wire harness and light still wont go off.
Anti lock brake failure
traction control failure
stability control failure.
I've had it into the dealership 5 times and still not fixed. GM won't back there product and is still making me try to have the dealership service it. I don't seem to have much faith that they will fix my issue.
Saab dealership diagnosed it as ABS controller pump said it would cost $3000 to repair but the car is not worth the cost
The ABS break light came on, traction did not exist anymore, and steering was minimal and aray. I cannot drive my car due to the fact that the brakes could fail.
stability message and tire pressure message
had to have wiring harness replaced as it had been repaired to often
just repalced the rear abs wiring harness and the abs light still wont go off.