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  • ptjayme Apr 23, 2010

    this happens even on dry pavement and sometimes it seems like there is no power when you press the gas pedal.

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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.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

  • Brett Boal Oct 15, 2010

    Possibly corroded or dirty front wheel sensors.

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