View Full Version : Traction control

06-22-2012, 03:54 PM
I'm having a tough time resetting the traction control as it turns off every time I make a turn. And the warning is just annoying ...how to stop it??

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06-22-2012, 07:13 PM
You have something wrong with a wheel or a tire or a sensor.

The traction control is sensing too much wheel slip as you corner and that is triggering a fault. So as you corner, the inside wheel is turning at a much faster rate than the outside wheels. Traction control should know that but it's seeing something out of the ordinary.

You can get it fixed or just turn off DTC stability control altogether. Push in the DTC button and hold it until the system shows disabled.

06-22-2012, 07:22 PM
My rear passenger wheel gets low.tire pressure periodically..and I've narrowed it down to that wheel. I have down the turning off the traction but how do I fix the problem all together?

06-22-2012, 09:18 PM
You just answered your own question.

There's nothing wrong with your TC. It's behaving exactly as designed.

You have a $50K car. Fix the damn tire.

06-24-2012, 12:49 PM
...You have a $50K car. Fix the damn tire.

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

Replace tire with a variety of other mundane, simple preventative maintenance issues and there would be almost no "HELP!!!" posts on these forums. Priceless!