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Whenever I'm driving my traction control light comes on. Sometimes it comes on and flickers for 2 minutes and sometimes it comes on and stays on for 4 minutes while driving. And other times it comes on sporadically. Does anyone know what might be the cause of this?

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Maryann Croce, Owner at Croce’s Transmission Specialists Hi Mattie, Traction control lights should be scanned and diagnosed. Different components included the transmission, transfer case or differential could set a traction control light. Good Luck.

Barb Petrey, President - DBK Enterprises Inc at Jiffy Lube Could be many things but might just be a sensor. Ask your mechanic to run a diagnostic test on your car.

Amanda J. Pierce, MBA 1. The skid�control�ECU is built into the hydraulic brake booster.The yaw rate sensor and deceleration sensor are combined in a single unit. The skid�control�ECU determines the wheel slipping conditions by receiving signals from each speed sensor, the yaw rate sensor and the steering angle sensor. The ECU�controls the engine output torque using electronic throttle�control, and the wheel brake pressure using the brake actuator, according to these signals. The SLIP indicator blinks and the skid�control�buzzer sounds to inform the driver that the VSC system is operating. The SLIP indicator also blinks when TRAC is operating, and the operation being performed is displayed. With this said you may have a failing speed sensor.

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