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    hi got a 1.8 sri facelift .seen many people putting traction control switches in .its only a tenner but will this work on my car ?.took the blank out there is a plug behind the blank.no traction control at the moment if i put a switch in will it work ?

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    Sorry mate, if you've haven't traction control, then adding a switch won't magically give you TC.

    By adding a switch only allows you to manually turn it off, and that's only if you've got it in the first place (and that's hit and miss as to whether the switch will work).

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    the switch behind the blank must do somthing

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    Quote Originally Posted by marty150cdti View Post
    the switch behind the blank must do somthing
    It will only make the tc switch light up when the lights are switched on.

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    i think you are missing what the switch does

    as it been said befor

    a switch dosn't give you t/c "" but if you do have t/c it will turn it off ""

    if you turn it off in a front wheel drive you are asking for it

    iv got the switch like others and my t/c stay's on ""save the £10 you will never need the button anyway""

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisgettings View Post
    if you turn it off in a front wheel drive you are asking for it
    Yeah only if you try and floor it everywhere you go, I drive with mine off on a regular basis as it provides more control over the car, the art of blending the throttle comes in handy.

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