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Traction active Driving 65-70 mph, when I go to accelerate a little more for an uphill grade, the "traction active" sign comes on and it cuts the gas supply. I have to take my foot completely off the pedal and re-apply it to continue driving. Otherwise I just lose speed and am basically coasting on the highway. It keeps happening and the dealership can't figure it out. Please help.

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YOU MUST TURN THE TRACTION SWITCH OFF THE BUTTOM IS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OFF THE CENTER CONSOLE HOLD THAT BUTTON FOR A FEW SEC AND LOOK AT THE DISPLAY IT SHOULD SAY TRACTION OFF OR STABALIZE SYSTEM OFF TRY THAT OUT.

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