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Is it Safe to Drive With the Traction Control (TCS) Light On?
The traction control system (TCS) helps the stability of the vehicle when there is a loss of road grip that compromises the stability and steering control of the car. The TCS automatically...

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Hi, thanks for writing in. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the...
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TCS off and brake light on. Slip and speed monitor are not working
Hello. If multiple electronic systems are not working in your vehicle after hitting a bump, it is possible that some serious damage has occurred to the vehicle that will need to be checked. I would recommend having a mechanic assess...
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TCS light stays on for days, and then comes off for like a week, then comes back on for days again.
Hello, thanks for writing in. There are a lot of things that can cause this. Most of the time if the vehicle is running fine it comes on from low brake fluid or a failing wheel speed sensor. If all...
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My TCS light comes on frequently and then it will display TCS off and slipped. Sometimes it will cut off and then restart later.
Hi there. Most often, this problem is due to a dirty or failed wheel speed sensor. The ABS and TCS systems depend on wheel speed readings from these sensors. Cleaning the sensor heads, and the inductance rings on the wheel...
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TCS (Traction Control System) light is sometimes on
Hello, most often this problem is due to a dirty or faulty wheel speed sensor. Wheel speed sensors provide critical information to both the ABS and traction control systems (TCS). To determine which wheel speed sensor is bad (or other...
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have the tcs light on all the time and engine light
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This system counteracts over steering and under steering by reducing power and/or applying brakes to specific wheels. This is done...

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