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    I know the veccy Sri 150 diesel doesn't come with a traction control button but does the car still have traction control / ESP as I was out in snow and was slipping a little but no lights what so ever came on the dash,

    I'm my Meriva Vxr that also had no traction control button but when it slipped or skidded the traction control light glassed on dash

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    Yes you can still have traction control but no light appear on the dash, my elite was like that
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    Does the 1.8 SRi have it? (Waits for the underpowered comments!)

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    My 2.2DTI siggy design has it with no button but in the last lot of snow and when it was in use he dash light comes on. I passed many a stuck vec in the snow. i Ieven dug a few of them out and helped them on thier way. I never got stuck once.
    when rolling passed they would just look at me with a how the chuff is he still moving look on thier face.
    Im not so sure they have TC?

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    My SRi derv has it, with a button. Light comes on and stays on intermittent too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Hyde View Post
    My SRi derv has it, with a button. Light comes on and stays on intermittent too...
    You have deffo got it then. Still not to sure about the ones with no dash light?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris SRi View Post
    Does the 1.8 SRi have it? (Waits for the underpowered comments!)
    No, the 1.8 never has as standard. I used to have one, and it slides like all the other Vectras in the wet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DTI-Steve View Post
    My 2.2DTI siggy design has it with no button but in the last lot of snow and when it was in use he dash light comes on. I passed many a stuck vec in the snow. i Ieven dug a few of them out and helped them on thier way. I never got stuck once.
    when rolling passed they would just look at me with a how the chuff is he still moving look on thier face.
    Im not so sure they have TC?
    i think TC is crap on the snow , best using your right foot to suit the conditions

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    Agreed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Gas Man View Post
    i think TC is crap on the snow , best using your right foot to suit the conditions
    I also agree there is no substitue for driving to suite the conditions however it will help stop wheel spin. I would rather have it than not. If you want it then spin away and I might lend you my shovel when I pass. LOL

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