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Q: Am using Honda Accord and my TCS is always on when s on the movement of the car is very slow why

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The TCS when I change the gear to drive within some few seconds it will switch to on and when is on it slow the speed of the car please why

My car has 230000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

It’s common for the traction control module to develop electrical problems after it’s been in use for more than 5 years. This is most likely the source of your Honda Accord’s driving issues. In most cases, it’s an internal issue with the TCM as opposed to a defect within the transmission; which could be rather costly to repair. The best way to know for certain is to have a professional mechanic complete a traction control light is on inspection. This will permit the mechanic to download any error codes that might indicate a mechanical or electrical problem exists; so the right parts can be purchased and the correct repairs made.

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