I own a 2008 Suzuki XL7, purchased new from the dealership in 2008. Recently, the vehicle sounds a dinging alarm inside the cab of the vehicle & the dash lights up w/ “Service Traction Control” & “Service Stability Control” warnings. These warnings appear sporadically - not at startup - but sporadically while I am driving, and in no specific time pattern. We have had the brakes checked, diagnostics run at a mechanic shop, purchased new tires, and changed the fuses. We have googled Suzuki websites & found that other people are having this problem, but no one seems to have a solution.
Many times these indicators for ABS or Trac control are caused by faulty ABS wheel sensors… Many X these sensors become clogged up with road debris and or metal fragments…they stick to the magnetic sensor and the sensor has a hard time reading the notches on the outer driveshaft portion of the shafts that drive the wheels. Seen similar things on many different types of cars. You could pull each ABS wheel sensor at each wheel and make sure they are clean and free of gunk…or metal fragments