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Message shows "Traction Active" What does that mean?

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Your traction control is turned on and working

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You have a bad traction sensor, I wold take it to the dealer an have them pul the trouble code to find the problem.

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you have an ABS sensor that is miss reporting in a turn and causing the ABS to activate. You will need a scan tool to watch the wheel speed data and look for the one that is dropping out

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Your car has what is called "traction Control" when wheel slip is detected by the system it takes control of the brake system and stops the spin, some cars call this Stability Control, if the light is always on then the system has a failed part and is turned off by the control unit.

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SOURCE: In the message board the traction active message appears

This will appear if the tires slip or spin faster than another,but should go off after the slip is done, if the light stays on then have the traction control system checked.

Posted on May 14, 2010

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Do you mean 'traction control active'? There is no 'transaction'. Traction control is what keeps your wheels from spinning freely, like in mud, and instead activates 'traction' for your tires, helps them find 'traction' rather than going crazy!

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MESSAGE CENTRE TC


TC = Traction Active

If your vehicle is equipped with the Traction Control system, this message will stay on a few seconds after the traction system stops limiting wheel spin.

This message will appear when the traction control system is limiting wheel spin. Keep in mind that when the warning lights turn on, a fault code is stored in the ABS control module (in this case). Retrieving, diagnosing, and repairing any ABS system faults will be necessary to keep the light off. A common fault with ABS systems are the wheel speed sensors, stored codes may confirm this.

Hope this helps.

Apr 13, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

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In the message board the traction active message appears


This will appear if the tires slip or spin faster than another,but should go off after the slip is done, if the light stays on then have the traction control system checked.

May 14, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Impala

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Traction active message


It does that to tell you that your traction control senses slip on one of the wheels and is transferring some of the spin to the other wheel(s). What it basically means is that driving conditions are not optimal so if you see that message, be ready for some sort of weirdness while steering.

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Traction active message is coming on what dose this mean?


Your car has what is called "traction Control" when wheel slip is detected by the system it takes control of the brake system and stops the spin, some cars call this Stability Control, if the light is always on then the system has a failed part and is turned off by the control unit.

Mar 08, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Impala

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What would cause traction active light come on


i have had this problem since about 6 months after i bought my 2001 impala. the problem is in the hubs. the wireing that runs throw them rubs together and eventually shorts the traction and abs. easy solution to fix it though. get into the hubs and wrap the wires. otherwise take the car in and explain the problem to them and exactly what you need done. 9-10 times they won't fix the problem unless you tell them what you want done. it is really simple and going to the dealer should only cost you about 100 to fix.

Oct 07, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Impala

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Traction active light


you have an ABS sensor that is miss reporting in a turn and causing the ABS to activate. You will need a scan tool to watch the wheel speed data and look for the one that is dropping out

Aug 14, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

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2004 escalade service ride control message came on @ 106,000miles


I would take it to the dealer immediately, as it sounds like the traction control is spontaneously being activated

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Error Code-Traction Active


You have a bad traction sensor, I wold take it to the dealer an have them pul the trouble code to find the problem.

Jun 11, 2009 | 2002 Chevrolet Impala

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