Re: the trac off, trac on light is on, along with the low...
Trac on means your trac control is on and the same for off.The transmission problem can be several problems.check your fluid.(the only way to do this is to drain your transmission.it will take 6 qrts bone dry.Check your transmission filter.check your sensor in your air intake.if none of these fix your problem take it to a shop to see if tour transmission powerbands are bad you might need a new transmission.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
1) go to a gas station with an air pump. Unless u have an inflator/compressor at home with the tireattachment
2) lower all 5 air pressures including the spare in the trunk to maybe about 28 PSI
3) now reset the TPMS (on the 07 there is a button to "calibrate" the TPMS and it is located under the dash. I presume it is the same on the 08.)
4) now bring the pressue back up to 30/32 or whatever it says on the door area
If this doesn't work, it is possible u have a defective TPMS
but my bet right now would be that someone "calibrated" the TPMS to the current tire pressure so the light is constantly on. It happened to me before when my daughter was messing around and hit that button.
It is the anti lock brake system. First, look at the ABS. It will come on for a bad wheel sensor or broken wire. This will also throw the trac light on. ABS is on because the computer senses the one tire is trying to stop or lock up. this releases the brake pressure. On the traction light(which should also throw the ABS light), one tire is spinning faster that another. This can happen on gravel, sand or snow/ice. When you turn the key on, do you have an ABS light on, then goes off? Same with a trac light. If you do, then you have a bad wheel sensor. Scan it and replace it.
I assume this is a Ford vehicle. Start by having the rear axel serviced At the dealership. There is probably metal dust on the magnetic speed sensor, that triggers off of the ring gear inside the axel housing, causing the fault warning lights on the dash. Run an OBDII scan with a print out while at the dealer. Of coarse fix the tire.
TAKE CAR TO A GARAGE OR DEALERSHIP HAVE THE ABS BRAKES AND TRACTION CONTROL CODE SCAN.YOUR ABS BRAKE SYSTEM WILL COME ON ADJUSTING BRAKE PRESSURE TO AVOID A SKID.THAT WHY LOW TRAC LIGHT COMES ON. MOST OF THE TIME WHEN YOU SEE LOW TRAC LIGHT DRIVING ON DRY ROADS PROBLEM IS IN THE ABS BRAKE UNIT OR BAD WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.
TPM THAT MEANS TEMPOMAT CRUISE CONTROL.CHECK TO SEE IF BRAKE LIGHTS WORK.IF NO CHECK BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FUSE. IF FUSE OKAY BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FAULTY OR YOU HAVE OPEN WIRE FROM BRAKE SWITCH TO FUSE BOX.SEE YOUR BRAKE SWITCH DEACTIVATES THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM.PROBLEMS WITH BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH WILL SET OFF CRUISE CONTROL WARNING LIGHT.IF BRAKE SWITCH OKAY.THE DEALERSHIP HAS TO DIAGNOSIS AND FIX PROBLEM.
As long as it does'nt stay on it's doing what it's suposed to be doing which is saving you from going out of control. It'll come on more often if you drive like hell, run with low tracktion tires or worn out ones and if the air pressure is low. If your tires have over 80,000 miles on them even if the tread is still good their bad tires as their skating along and the trackstion system is working hard to keep the car under control. If the tires aren't al the same size it'll do it to. ( fronts worn out backs still with tread.) Mis matched tires too. Ifthe light stays on other light's are bound to be coming on too the ABS light the brake light, and even the engine light as their all involved in traction control.