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Traction Control stays OFF all the time

Hello,

I will appreciate any help you can give me with this.

I have had my 04 GTO for almost a month now and in the past few days the Traction Control indicator on the dashboard says its OFF and it doesn't change if I push the button.

It used turn on and off when pressing the button but now it just stays off.

Can you tell me what could be causing this problem?

Thanks.
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Take it to Auto Zone and see what code is there.
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Alot of times its something along the line of something ABS. i know when i had my focus it had TC and then the ABS went and my TC OFF came on and stayed on. Dealer **** fixed the ABS and the light went back off.

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Thanks for the quick responses.

A funny thing today, the Traction Control button started working again. I turned on the car and saw that there was no T/C off indicator in the dashboard and then tried the button and it turned off and on.

Now I am really worried. I do have a code checker so I will try that later today.
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my 06 a4 did the same thing. I read the codes and the MAF sensor was bad. i replaced it and the traction control started working fine. IDK if it was just a coincidence or actually connected.
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I had the same problem with the TC, the MAF code kept going, My sensor was just dirty, cleaned it off and never had the problem again.
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Can someone explain what the maf has to do with the tc??? im lost lol

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Awakening an ancient post but I have the same symptoms, TC off without being able to change setting and ABS and brake light on? Any insight would be appreciated
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Awakening an ancient post but I have the same symptoms, TC off without being able to change setting and ABS and brake light on? Any insight would be appreciated
Is there not enough 'insight' in this old thread already? Now, I've never experienced this but it does seem like they did give you a couple of things to look into.

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