Q: The traction control light comes on until the ignition is switched off, then it is off for a short time, then on again.

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The Traction Control Light comes on and stays on until the ignition is switched off. Then when the Ignition is turned back on the light does not come on right away I noticed that it comes on when I make a sharp turn in either direction. Any Ideas?

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