It is only safe to drive with the TCS light on if it appears when you are losing traction: it means the system is engaging.
Driving without traction control can make your vehicle susceptible to spinning out and sliding around on the road.
This allows you to maintain control of your vehicle at all times.
What does TRAC off do?
If both front wheels get stuck in fresh snow or mud, you may need to turn off both Traction Control (also know as TRAC) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) so you can rock the vehicle to free it. To turn TRAC off, simply push and release the VSC OFF button. The “TRAC OFF” indicator light should come on.
Why did my trac off light came on?
The Trac Off light is for the traction control. The computer has turned off the traction control for a various reason. The controller could be malfunctioning, the vehicle speed sensor could be malfunctioning, or the wheel speed sensors could be malfunctioning.
What is TRC off in Toyota?
Traction Control (TRC) Traction Control (TRC) Helps prevent wheel slippage when the vehicle is starting or accelerating on wet or slippery roads. Concept of TRC/ Rear-wheel drive layout.
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