What does it mean when your car says service AdvanceTrac?
AdvanceTrac is an electronic stability control or “traction control” system and while the warning is displayed that safety feature may be unavailable, or may malfunction, in emergency driving, or during periods of low traction.
Can I drive with service AdvanceTrac?
Can I Do It? Even though the AdvanceTrac light may be illuminated in your car, you can still drive it. Just make sure that as the light is on, and you prepare to get the vehicle serviced, you adjust your vehicle. This is necessary so that you are able to reduce the risk of losing traction or control of your vehicle.
What causes AdvanceTrac light to come on?
The most common root causes of an illuminated “Service AdvanceTrac” warning light are as follows: Faulty Wheel Speed Sensor. Faulty Rotational Speed Sensor. Faulty Steering Angle Sensor.
How do I reset my service AdvanceTrac?
First, You’ll need to turn the ignition on without the motor running. Then, disconnect Your battery for at least five minutes, with the ignition in the “ON” position the entire duration. Then, reconnect Your battery, and start the car.
How do you turn off AdvanceTrac?
To turn off the AdvancTrac system, just press the button on the instrument panel or select off in your vehicle’s information menu. When turning off the AdvancTrac system make sure to look for the traction control off icon on your dashboard.
Is it dangerous to drive with traction control light on?
It is only safe to drive with the TCS light on if it appears when you are losing traction: it means the system is engaging. Driving without traction control can make your vehicle susceptible to spinning out and sliding around on the road. Driving with your TCS Light on can be dangerous.
Where is the Trac Off button?
Simply push and release the VSC Off button located near your gear shift, and your TRAC will be turned off. Look for the TRAC OFF indicator light near your speedometer. Your VSC Off indicator light will be here as well. When you want to turn the TRAC back on, just push the button again.
Why is my traction control and check engine light on?
VSC means Vehicle Stability Control. Also, traction control or Trac Off light may come on as well. It simply means that the system is disabled and will not work until the check engine light problem is fixed. The downside of having VSC Off or Trac Off is that your vehicle may skid under extreme driving conditions.
How do I fix my check engine VSC TRAC off warning lights?
VSC Light Easy Fix
- Make sure you are completely stopped. Put the car in park if you can.
- Press and hold the VSC button for a few seconds.
- The TRAC OFF and VSC OFF indicator light will come on. Both systems are now off.
- Press the VSC button again. Both lights will turn off and the systems are now reengaged.