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    How to turn off traction control???

    I have a 2002 Trans Am WS6 that doesn't have the TCS switch on the console in front of my shifter. Does anyone know what i can do to turn it off and on easlily????

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    If you don't have the switch, I don't believe you have TCS.

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    If you don't have the switch in front of the shifter, you don't have TCS, which is rare

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    does a "low trac" light flash when you burnout in sand or on pavement, if it does, and you feel the gas pedal kick back at you, then you have ASR "tcs", if yes and u have no switch, you have a rare ass car

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    i believe that would be a mistake if u didnt have the switch but had tcs..

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    no switch, no traction control. If you need to further investigate look under the hood, if you have one cable going to the throttle body you have traction control, if you have two cables going to the throttle body you don't have traction control.

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    thanks for all the comments yeah i do get the low trac light when i do a burnout so i thought i had it but i don't have the switch but i'll figure out whether i have it or not then i'll see what i can do

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    Quote Originally Posted by oneBADDz
    no switch, no traction control. If you need to further investigate look under the hood, if you have one cable going to the throttle body you have traction control, if you have two cables going to the throttle body you don't have traction control.
    correct

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    look right above your battery man, there should be a small black box there and that is the traction control system

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    Quote Originally Posted by 02T/AWS6
    thanks for all the comments yeah i do get the low trac light when i do a burnout so i thought i had it but i don't have the switch but i'll figure out whether i have it or not then i'll see what i can do

    If you can do a burnout easily, then you don't have TCS. Anyone with tcs that has tried to do a burnout and forgot to turn it off quickly remembers that it's on. The gas pedel "pushes" back, the engine bogs, and you look like a fool that can't drive. My brother had a TA without tcs and if I remember right, the light on the dash would still come on under low traction conditions.

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    mine does not come on if im doing a burnout and i do not have TCS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zboner
    mine does not come on if im doing a burnout and i do not have TCS
    I was gonna point that out. It will come on when sliding etc, but not during a burnout if you don't have traction control. If you have trac control it will come on when spinning though

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    yup he is right

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    Why is not having TCS on an '02 WS6 so rare? I ask because I don't have it either.

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    cause most of these cars came with that option, i dont have it either

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    yeah i checked into it and i guess i don't have it, o well one less thing to worry about , and hey i don't want it anyways cuz i go south for the winter and it's really not that bad in the rain

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