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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Steering Angle Sensor
Common signs include the Traction Control Light coming on, steering wheel feeling loose, and the car driving differently after a front end alignment.
How Long Does a Traction Control Switch Last?
Traction control helps to prevent the vehicle from losing traction while you are driving down the road. The traction control system is turned on when the throttle input and engine torque...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Traction Control Switch
Common signs include the Check Engine Light coming on, car braking inconsistently, and the traction control switch not depressing.
How Long Does a Traction Control Module Last?
The traction control in your vehicle assists you in driving on slippery surfaces and helps your wheels keep traction on the road. The system is normally activated when the throttle input...
How to Replace a Traction Control Module
The traction control module (TCM) can reduce engine power or apply braking to an individual wheel to prevent wheel spin in rain, ice, or snow.

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My 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix makes a humming noise when the car is idling but if I turn the steering wheel a little it stops the noise.
Hi there. The humming sound could be the power steering control valve sticking. Check to see if the power steering oil level is correct. Top off the power steering fluid if its low. Also look at the fluid and see...
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Stabilitrak & traction control service message with reduced engine power
It sounds like your traction control system may have some faults in it such as a faulty control module or potentially faulty wheel or angle sensors. The traction control system works by reducing engine speed and determining which wheel to...
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Traction Control System
Hi There, The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors at each of the four wheels that communicate with...
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Check engine light and vsc track off light is on.
Hi there. The vsc track off light (traction control light) is on for the computer has turned off the traction control for something stopped working. Check the wheel speed sensors and the wiring to them. A dirty wheel speed sensor...
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Car starts up but stalls and the traction slip symbol comes on. What can cause this?
Hi there. Remove the battery cables and let the vehicle sit for about 30 minutes with no power. Then hook up the battery cables and turn on the key. Let the vehicle sit for about 1 minute. This will allow...
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Slippery road light on dash
Hello There, This light is your traction control light illuminating after detecting slippery conditions on the road. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done...
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The engine turned off on me while I was driving.
Hi there. The first thing that I recommend doing is check for any codes that the engine may have stored. The ECM may have the engine management system shut down for an issue with the traction control system malfunctioning. Perform...
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Trac off light turns on every time I drive
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Check engine light/traction control
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Check engine light flashing
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Traction Control System
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Check engine light on flashing traction light on
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Traction Control System
This suggests you have a problem with your traction control system (Trac system). The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of...
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Car does not start
Depending on the kind of conditions you are driving in (i.e. snow, slippery, bumpy, etc.), the TCS (Traction Control System) may have been activated. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of...
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Trac off light and engine light came on at same time when I turned the engine on.
Hi there. The Trac Off light is for the traction control. The computer has turned off the traction control for a various reason. The controller could be malfunctioning, the vehicle speed sensor could be malfunctioning, or the wheel speed sensors...
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Traction control off & it make a little jump
The traction control (TC) service light signifies that diagnostic trouble codes have been set. Those trouble codes should be downloaded and evaluated in a TC diagnostic. Although the TC trouble codes would be immediately downloaded in a diagnostic, the mechanic's...
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I have a 2008 scion xb, the heater started to blow cool air, the vsc light came on, and the car ran hot. It can drive. What could
Hi there. Check the coolant and see if it's low. If the coolant is low, then top off the coolant and check around to locate a coolant leak. If there is no leaks, then the coolant may have blown out...
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Traction Control System
The stabilitrack system is your car's traction control system. Depending on the conditions in which you were driving (i.e. snow or slippery conditions, etc), this may have caused this to engage. It may also be possible that this was engaged...
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Traction Control System
As you may know, your TCS light relates to the traction control system. Depending on the kind of conditions you are driving in (i.e. snowing, slippery, bumpy, etc.), this may be activated. The traction control system monitors the steering stability...
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Is it dangerous to drive while advancetrac warning light is on?
As you may know, the Advancetrac warning light relates to your vehicle's traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the...

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