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    does anyone know if my vectra c (52) plate 1.8 LS will have the wiring already there for traction control ?

    cheers guys

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    you need to check that yourself, remove the blanking cover and check whether the socket is there or not

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    what cover is it ?

    the 1 under the alarm thingy ?

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    yes that one

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    Tam your car will not have the option to put the TC switch is as its a 1.8 and does not have TC. i'm pretty sure more members will vouch for this.

    The switch is to turn off the TC and only works on certain cars even if the have TC (works on mine 2.2 DTI)

    One way to test is spin the wheels and look for a flashing symbol on the dash

    I may be wrong though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithy View Post
    Tam your car will not have the option to put the TC switch is as its a 1.8 and does not have TC. i'm pretty sure more members will vouch for this.

    The switch is to turn off the TC and only works on certain cars even if the have TC (works on mine 2.2 DTI)

    One way to test is spin the wheels and look for a flashing symbol on the dash

    I may be wrong though
    what kind o flashing symbol am i looking for keithy ?

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    It sits between the Rev counter and Speedo at the bottom of the dash and looks like this:
    Insignia VX-Line Nav CDTI 170.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithy View Post
    Tam your car will not have the option to put the TC switch is as its a 1.8 and does not have TC. i'm pretty sure more members will vouch for this.

    The switch is to turn off the TC and only works on certain cars even if the have TC (works on mine 2.2 DTI)

    One way to test is spin the wheels and look for a flashing symbol on the dash

    I may be wrong though
    Spot on. Your car doesn't have TC and the button only turns it off.

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    The wiring is there though even though no 1.8 has TC

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    the wiring is there just on preface though its cheaper for them to make all the standard looms the same
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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