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Traction control light flashes and abs activates, slows car down, pulsates car

While driving, the car starting pulsating like the abs was activated, the traction control light was flashing at the same time, lasted for about 5-10 seconds before i regained control of the breaks. happened 2x within 10 minutes. very scary, had the breaks changed about a month ago. could it be related, is it safe to drive

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I would take it to someone who has a code reader, or to a dealer, I would not trust the vehicle for very far or very fast if you did have to drive it to where it will be worked on. It may even be safer to have it put on a rollback wrecker and taken to the shop.I don't like to make suggestions of driving a vehicle when it pertains to the braking system. I hope I have been of some assistance.

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