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The power assisted steering system of your vehicle
provides mechanical steering capability in the event
power assist is lost.
If for some reason the hydraulic pressure is interrupted,
it will still be possible to steer your vehicle. Under these
conditions you will observe a substantial increase in
TRACTION CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
The Traction Control System will improve acceleration
and steering on slippery surfaces by reducing tire spin.
The system reduces wheel slip and maintains traction at
the driving (front) wheels by engaging the brake on the
wheel that is losing traction. When this occurs the
traction control indicator light located in the instrument
cluster will flash. The system operates at speeds below 35
mph (56 km/h).
A push-button located on the top of the steering column
turns the Traction Control System ON or OFF.
The system is always in the “ON” mode unless:
The traction control switch has been used to turn the
There is a Anti-Lock Brake System malfunction;
There is a Traction Control System malfunction;
Traction Control Switch
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