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Tractio control light comes on and can't

Traction control light comes on and can't accelerate as usual and I am not spinning wheels, problem goes away if I turn off engine and restart the engine. Usually happens when I tow my trailer or boat, hardly ever when not towing.

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You most likely have a problem with one of the ABS wheel speed sensors or the ABS unit itself. ABS and Traction Control work together in your vehicle. The system thinks that one of the wheels isn't turning and then limits the power or may even apply the brakes on the other wheels in an attempt to remedy the problem. You'll most likely need to have the system hooked up to so the sensor inputs can be checked for faults.

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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Traction Control System The optional traction control system is designed to control wheel spin when accelerating on slippery or loose surfaces. Traction control system is available only with anti-lock brakes. The traction control system includes the following components:
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  • Throttle control actuator (9N825).
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  • Rear brake anti-lock sensor (2C190).
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  • This is achieved by applying the brake at the spinning wheel through the hydraulic control unit or reducing the throttle opening.
  • Traction control braking and throttle control occur at vehicle speeds up to 50 km/h (30 mph).
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