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Traction control won't turn off

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Freeheeler, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    Freeheeler

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    I have a new 2011 TRD we now have snow on the ground and i have been out play around in it and it seems that even when I turn off the traction control in 2 wheel drive it feels like the front bracks are still braking. The dash lights are showing it is off but it does not feel right I am sure i can hear the abs chattering. Even in 4x4 the TC feels like it is braking the front end. Any feedback would be great. Thanks
     
  2. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    Push and hold the VSC ( car with squiggly lines ) button for 5 seconds while stopped

    This will " disable " the tc / vsc system

    Is this what you tried ?

    ABS cannot be turned off
     
  3. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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  4. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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  5. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    Lol

    Let's get this out there

    OP , TRD Offroad or TRD Sport ?
     
  6. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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  7. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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  8. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Mine dies that to. I take it off still does. But only when truck slides to the side wtf
     
  9. Dec 28, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    Disabling the VSC / TC system only greatly reduces the sensitivity , it still lurks in the background
     
  10. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    for a complete explanation for the traction control devices in our tacomas, please visit this topic created by David K..

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/te...uto-lsd-explained-easy-understand-i-hope.html
     
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  12. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    wahts dat?! :p
     
  13. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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  14. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    OP Good luck
     
  15. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    Where's the OP ?

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  16. Dec 28, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    Turning off the traction control will not disable ABS
     
  17. Dec 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    Cheers for the tips guys i will try to hold the button down. Does it do any damage driving for any length of time with the TC off
     
  18. Dec 28, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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    No damage

    You did read that it will not disable ABS , yes ?
     
  19. Dec 28, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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  20. Dec 28, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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    PROtip: unplug gray connector behind battery to disable it all at once, when done fooling around, plug it back in.
     
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