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Traction Control problem

When u accelerate with my 2004 montana the tcs activates and the brakes come on and when u let off fuel all goes back to normal. there are no warning lights on in vehicle at all. ( When u do not accelerate agressively van drives good my concern is this is wifes van and am not sure how it will act in winter. cause when u accelerate agressively on dry pavement it puts the brakes on and u cannot move until u let off fuel and tcs shuts off but if it is slippery and tcs activates i do not need it acting this way as it will cause an accident)

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  • samcash Oct 01, 2009

    Can i pull the fuse for the traction control only? Will that make any other system not work?

  • samcash Oct 03, 2009

    Thanks for the info i appreciate it as with it acting this way it will be unsafe to drive in winter.

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I would pull the fuse. I do not like traction control or abs personally and I pull the fuse on both. They tend to have problems in their circuits and the pumps and I do not trust them

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield Oct 01, 2009

    You certainly can pull the fuse just for traction control. It will not affect anything else. Like I said, I do this to every vehicle my wife and I have owned. We usually upgrade every year or two. I have been a mechanic for the past 8 years and do know it works quite well. It acts just like a regular vehicle without traction control. Wonderful!

  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield Oct 04, 2009

    It would be unsafe acting this way. this is why I always disconnect them. Seems to drive like any o'l vehicle in the winter. No problem.

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