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    Question Traction Control

    How do you know if Traction Control or ESP is fitted?

    I'm not sure if it's on mine, as there aren't any obvious buttons on the dash, but the little icon on the dash (the car sliding icon lol) does come on when I turn the ignition on...

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_UK View Post
    How do you know if Traction Control or ESP is fitted?

    I'm not sure if it's on mine, as there aren't any obvious buttons on the dash, but the little icon on the dash (the car sliding icon lol) does come on when I turn the ignition on...
    Don t think you ve got it on yours but it would be under the alarm button with a car sliding icon on the button .

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    Quote Originally Posted by maf View Post
    Don t think you ve got it on yours but it would be under the alarm button with a car sliding icon on the button .
    Aha well I've not got it then, not sure why the light comes on though, but thanks for the info

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_UK View Post
    Aha well I've not got it then, not sure why the light comes on though, but thanks for the info
    Does it only come on when started up?? is it for a few seconds like the other icons or does it stay on ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by maf View Post
    Does it only come on when started up?? is it for a few seconds like the other icons or does it stay on ???
    Yes it only lights when the vehicle is started, along with the ABS and other lights if memory recalls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_UK View Post
    Yes it only lights when the vehicle is started, along with the ABS and other lights if memory recalls.
    If it goes off like the rest i would nt worry about it

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    Quote Originally Posted by maf View Post
    If it goes off like the rest i would nt worry about it
    Thanks maf

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    If you get the light when you start it's part of the self test, and suggests you do have TC. A lot of the models do not have switchable TC (mine isn't switchable but does have TC/ESP as it is standard on the 3.2).

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_UK View Post
    Thanks maf
    Sorry yeah you do have it but i thought you was talking about the button to turn it off and on , sorry to confuse you If that was what you was on about i should nt read things too quickly

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    David, my 53 plate SRi has TC, and judging by the spec on yours. i would say its pretty certain its fitted, highly unlikely someone would remove that from the spec list, if its even possible!!

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