How do you fix a TCS light?

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  1. Purchase a new TCS switch. It will usually cost about $30.
  2. Set something heavy on the brake pedal of your car.
  3. Disconnect the wiring harness from the TCS.
  4. Tighten the new TCS switch into place and replace the wiring harness.
  5. Turn on the engine, and you should see that the TCS light is gone.

Can you still drive with traction control light on?

While your car is typically safe to drive with the traction control light on, you should not drive it under certain conditions. If the traction control light, anti-lock braking system light, and the red brake-warning light are on, your entire braking system may be affected.

Why would traction control light stay on?

When the traction control warning light stays on, that means you aren’t getting any help from the system to control traction and the system needs to be checked.

How much does it cost to fix a traction control system?

The Best in Auto Repair The average cost for traction control switch replacement is between $99 and $111. Labor costs are estimated between $47 and $59 while parts are priced at $52. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your specific vehicle or unique location.

How much is it to fix traction control?

How much does it cost to fix TCS light?

Most likely, this issue stems from either a faulty wheel speed sensor or a bad ABS control module. Again, using an OBD2 scanner, you can determine which is acting up. If it is the control module, you can either take it to a mechanic for a cost of around $1,000 or replace it yourself for about $800.

How do I turn my traction control light off?

If equipped, there should be a switch/button showing a picture of a car with wavy lines underneath. Press this button to turn off traction control. This should then display the light on the dash as a steady yellow light indicating the TC is now turned off.

Why wont my TCS turn off?

Wheel-speed sensors are meant to detect when a drive wheel spins faster than the rest— which suggests that the vehicle is either losing traction or slipping. If the traction control light won’t turn off, it means the system isn’t working and can’t control the traction. The system has to be checked.

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