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traction control

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by uuc328, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. uuc328

    uuc328 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    dealer told me that my truck has traction control but i didn't see it listed on the options sheet and i def could not find a button to disable it.

    was he blowing smoke or do thise trucks have TC and if so can it be disabled?
     
  2. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    all the 2009 come with it. He could have been confused (or maybe just a car salesman)
     
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    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    haha you cant seem to find anything in this truck of yours, do you have a picture of the inside of the dash and control panels?
     
  4. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    He has an 08, I think that if he had the traction control, he would be able to find it on the invoice.
     
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    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    yeah im not sure with the 08 i dont think there was a switch in it for the sport 08 but its been so long since ive looked at one i can't remember
     
  6. uuc328

    uuc328 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yes it's an 08.
    off to take some pics...
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Are you referring to the 2008 listed under your username?

    Traction controls were an OPTION in 2005-2008. The controls for them would be to the left of the steering wheel. If you can't see any buttons with VSC on them...then you don't have it.
     
  8. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    I bet your salesman was confusing the real LSD that the TRD Sport has with the fake LSD that all 2009 Tacos come with.
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    I can believe that.....and probably the case here.

    My gawd, I've gone into Jeep dealerships asking if they had any *YJ's* (A YJ is 90-95 Wranglers) and the guy didn't know WTF I was talking about.

    I felt like saying... DUDE? How the hell can you sell cars you know nothing about?????????????????????????
     
  10. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    the cars sell themselves.

    That was the response I got when I asked a salesman that same question.
     
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    uuc328 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i guess this means no traction control, i need to double check the invoice

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  12. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    it doesn't look like it.

    I'd go raise hell at the dealership and maybe you can get a year's worth of maintenance for free. :evil:
     
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    yeah for sure bro the traction control should be next to the RSCA
     
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    Salesman don't know shit, and I would never trust them. My salesman basically just said, "You know more about this truck than I do."
     
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    yeah the same said that about me and i was like well of course i do im not going to buy a truck i know nothing about haha
     
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    Thats a damn shame I told the owner of the dealership I bought my truck at that he should hire some enthusiast to sell the trucks, because the sales men don't know shit, He asked me if I wanted a job. I told him yeah if he will match my salary. Guess I still have to work offshore.
     
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    yeah i bet every one of us could sell these trucks better then those salesmen haha
     
  18. lsocoee

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    You could work there on your off days. Don't most offshore people work 3 weeks on 3 weeks off.

    There is such a thing as too much info. I used to sell bicycles. I knew my stuff, but people did better with less info.
     
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    Ain't that the truth. You would spend all day explaining shit and not selling anything.
     
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    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    no all you have to do is look at them and say its a toyota what else is there to say haha
     
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