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Traction Control comes on while shifting into Drive on dry surface.

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,, can happen , if u go over a big bump that would be normal ,, but otherwise its not normal,,,, call the dealer and pick there brains ,, they don't mind half the time

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2005impala,has check engine light on, traction control light will come on and a grinding noise occurs when turning wheel sharply around corners.Then it stops.Happens all the time,even on dry surfaces


have code retrieved most auto stores offer this service for free ---check hub /wheel bearing grinding good possibility its shot hub has abs sensor built into it which can be part of traction control issue -c/v axle can also give grinding issue ----as well as check brakes may need brake replacement --stuck/damaged caliper - a brake pad damaged/stuck against rotor

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Are there damage to any 4wheel drive components shifting from 4wheeldrive setting still with transmission is indrive


Most 4WD systems are designed to be shifted in and out "on the fly". It is less stressful for the drive train doing it while in park however. 4WD does not like cornering - especially on "grippy" surfaces such as dry asphalt (why would you need 4WD on dry asphalt, anyway?). Dry asphalt is really tough on 4WD as the the tires may have minute differences in circumference as a result of wear and since all are spinning at the exact speed (even going straight ahead), those difference add up and strain the drive train. Slippery surfaces allow the tires to slip away those differences as soon as they begin to appear. Even wet pavement allows this to happen, tho not as easily as grass, dirt, snow or ice.

Drive in a tight, complete circle on dirt and you'll see that there's a shorter path of tracks for the inside tires than those on the outside. Yet, the 4WD locks all wheels to turn the same amount. The jerking during the cornering that you're feeling is the inside tires trying to spin to "catch up" to turning at the same rate as the outer tires. See the video linked below.

Check your manual and you'll likely be cautioned against running 4WD on dry pavement for these reasons.


Mar 03, 2015 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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My traction control comes on when driving


If it comes on occasiionally, you obviously are driving on some slick surface. When it senses the slip, it automatically engages the traction control.

Even minor slippage will engage the traction control, like turning a corner, and one wheel slipps a little. If the light is constantly on, you have hit the switch for the Traction Control.

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Traction control on chevy hhr 2006


The traction control and transmission shifting would involve the body computer more so than the engine computer.
Have you had the body computer scanned for trouble codes ?

Sep 03, 2012 | 2006 Chevrolet HHR

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My traction control lights keep coming on, and then my car says that the engine power is being decreased, and i'm on dry surface


That is your Antilock Brake/Traction Control computer going into what I call "False antilock mode" This is almost always caused by abad wheel speed sensor. Your vehicle is equipped with 4 of them. To diagnose this problem, you must drive the vehicle with a scanner hooked up that can read the wheel sensor data and find out which wheel sensor is not working properly. Sometimes (but not always) you get lucky and the Antilock Brake Control Module will set a code to tell you which one.

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What is traction control sistem


TRACTION CONTROL: An enhancement of an existing ABS system that prevents wheel spin while accelerating on wet or slick surfaces. It uses the same wheel speed sensors to monitor wheel speed during acceleration, but requires some additional control solenoids and a pump to apply braking pressure to control wheel spin. The traction control system brakes the drive wheel that's starting to spin to shift torque to the opposite drive wheel that still has traction. Most traction control systems only operate at speeds up to about 30 mph. Additional control strategies that some traction control systems use to limit wheel spin include reducing the throttle opening, upshifting the transmission, retarding spark timing and deactivating fuel injectors.

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Dec 23, 2010 | 1996 Acura RL

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How fast can your drive in four wheel drive?


I wouldn't really take it over 25 MPH in low, and 45MPH in high. 4 wheel drive is for in times of poor traction and shouldn't really be used all the time. It is a supplement. Mind that if your truck is a manual your shifting will be need quite often. Also, don't use on dry pavement, or while making tight turns, This will damage the locking front hubs. If you have any other questions, please ask.

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Traction Control comes on


I would recommend you have the vehicle scanned for trouble codes. You can get this done at no charge at your local Auto Zone or Advance Auto Parts store.
Record the code numbers and reply back to this message and we can go from there.
Based on your description, I would guess you may have a HWSS ( hand wheel speed sensor) issue or possibly an ABS wheel speed sensor problem, again, this is only a guess until you have the codes read.
Let me know.
Regards,

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'98 SL2 Saturn Traction Control


Traction control helps limit tire slip in acceleration on slippery surfaces. In the past you had to feather the gas pedal to prevent the drive wheels from spinning wildly on slippery pavement. Many of today's vehicles employ electronic controls to limit power delivery for the driver, eliminating wheel slip and helping the driver accelerate under control. Don't turn it off.

Mar 09, 2009 | 1991 Saturn SL2

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TRACTION CONTROL.


that is what it is desgined to do - reduce acceleration and apply the brakes intermittently when the wheels spin. You have a switch you cn push to disable it. You need to disable each time you start car. See owner manual.

06-10: Traction Control 1996 Contour, Mystique Workshop Manual
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:
  • Hydraulic control unit.
  • Throttle control actuator (9N825).
  • Traction control switch.
  • Traction control warning indicator.
  • Front brake anti-lock sensor (2C204).
  • Rear brake anti-lock sensor (2C190).
The traction control system operates as follows:
  • System functions by transferring torque from the spinning wheel to the wheel with the most traction.
  • 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).
  • At vehicle speeds above 50 km/h (30 mph), only throttle limiting control is used.
  • If speed control is operating when traction control system engages the traction control system will disengage speed control through the use of a speed control relay. This action is the same as applying the brake pedal with speed control engaged.
1996 contour
Traction Control Switch The traction control switch is located on the instrument panel, left of the steering column.

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