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Old 02-12-2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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04 traction control

first snow with car and trying to play. of course tc kicked in, hit button and tc still on. now heres the ?. anyone with 04 noticed that when parking brake up tc switch off and accelerate no more tc action. was able to spin tires without any interuption. wasnt able to test again. waiting for more snow. any 04 noticed or tried this or im i mistaken with what happened.


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Old 02-12-2009, 06:55 PM   #2
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That's pretty interesting too. Only way that I know how to fully kill the traction on most of the 04s is through a kill switch by installing a switch in place of the #46 fuse in the interior fuse panel. Of course you also loose your ABS and brake biasing in the process . Even with tunes, it has been difficult for them.

Maybe installing a switch in just the e-brake light could disable the TC while not affecting the ABS or brake biasing. Good find! and keep us updated.
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:45 PM   #3
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Not sure how this ended up in Technical Chat, but I moved it back to SVT Performance.

Definitely keep us posted trboescortgeorge.
There's a LOT of 2004 owners that are looking for a fix to kill the TC.
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