Hit Pothole - Parking brake light, traction control light, ABS lights all popped up on dash. Won't go away!

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Last week, I was driving to work early in the morning through a construction area that forced us onto the shoulder of the road. I ended up hitting a bad pothole (one of the ones you feel bad for your car). I was only about a mile from work so I drove there no problems. When I went to leave for the day, my dash lit up like a Christmas tree. Parking break light flashed, traction control and ABS lights all came on. I have the electronic parking brake so I pressed it off and the light went away. The parking brake light turned off but the other lights stayed on and I started driving. The car drives completely normal however, when I come to a complete stop, the parking brake light comes back on, even if I turn it off again it will pop back up. I did end up getting a bubble on my tire.

I have taken it to 4 different shops for diagnosis and they all have either come up with different problems or nothing at all. (need 4 new tires +$1000, need to replace ABS module +$600, need a whole new steering rack assembly +$2600). The one shop did notice that I had some rodents chew through my transmission harness wiring and they repaired that and they chewed through my O2 sensor and repaired that.

The car is currently at a Christian Brothers Automotive undergoing a diagnosis but they didn't find anything initially so they're diving in deeper. I am getting really frustrated with this car. The week before I hit the pothole I started looking at trucks and would trade the car in. I kinda feel like the car wasn't ready to get rid of me... I am now stuck in the position of measuring if the cost to repair is going to be more/less than the amount they would take off on a trade in with these problems.

Any ideas or help would be great!
 

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So I’ve had this problem before in a bit older vehicle and not sure if it’s the same issue that you are having. When you hit that pot hole could you have messed up your alternator. Took my car to many shops and had no luck. Then talking to a buddy of mine he recommended the alt and a new battery and it solved the issue for me. Don’t know if this will help you I’m more of an audio guy but hope this helps some.


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Have you tried Forscan to see if it can be reset?

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