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Thomv 12-02-2012 06:47 AM

Dtc
 
I am little confused about the benefits and when to use DTC. Me, being a little slow, would someone explain this to me? For example, coming down from skiing yesterday, on not too slick of conditions, I had the back end start to come around on me. Or is it only of benefits going forward.

As always, thks in advance.

ard 12-02-2012 11:13 AM

tire model, size and tread??

were you using dtc at the time?

zachp13 12-02-2012 01:06 PM

If you have the stock Bridgestone all season tires then that was your problem. They are terrible in the snow.

Thomv 12-02-2012 07:12 PM

Gentlemen

I realize the Bridgestone are less than desirable.

But my question was about the finer points of the DTC system.

Thks again

ChuckGr 12-02-2012 08:45 PM

DTC should be turned off when on snow and ice.

Chuck

ard 12-03-2012 01:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Thomv (Post 7227416)
Gentlemen

I realize the Bridgestone are less than desirable.

But my question was about the finer points of the DTC system.

Thks again

Good, glad we could help.

Not sure if it was a dtc issue as it wasn't clear dtc was on.

smyles 12-03-2012 07:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ChuckGr (Post 7227585)
DTC should be turned off when on snow and ice.

Chuck

DTC allows some wheel spin, i.e. it's slightly less intrusive compared to default traction/stability control system. Among other things, it's supposed to be specifically for snow/ice, where you as a driver want to have a bit more control, primarily over acceleration.

Now, whether someone likes it or prefers it or knows what he's doing is another issue...


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