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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by chink, May 12, 2013.

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    [May 12, 2013]
    Have an issue my traction control has been kicking in on full lock, anyway traction light is permanently on now what could cause this please
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    [May 12, 2013]
    Is you steering wheel on straight? as in driving straight ahead and its straight...

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    Yes all fine mate abs light is screen as well
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    Need to scan for fault codes... sounds like a dodgy ABS sensor and damaged ABS wiring

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    Yeah I'll get it fault coded did a quick search on here and something about a unit behind dash about 300 quid nearly fell over
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    [May 13, 2013]
    could this be my haldex unit as back wheels lock up on full lock
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    [May 13, 2013]
    Yes but it could also be triggered from a duff sensor relating to the ESP/ABS... scan first then see what comes up... haldex lock up due to dodgy controllers etc are more noticeable a low speed and doesn't have to be full lock... the fact the traction light is on too suggests another fault

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