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2008 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring FWD 4dr

2008 Mazda CX-9
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
16 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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August 31, 2011, 9:51 am

Taren P
 

Question: Tracking Control On/Off Switch

Our traction control blinker on the dashboard lights up when it's switched off. However, it automatically turns back on (lights off) again on its own after awhile while we're driving. Is there something wrong with the traction control computer?


September 3, 2011, 8:26 am

Elizabeth K
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More likely there is a sensor bad. The way to troubleshoot it is to have it scanned for codes and diagnose it based on that information. Some part stores will plug in a scan tool for free, but they either cannot help you with the diagnosis or can also misguide you in the diagnosis. If you go that route, be prepared to research the code yourself, otherwise, pay a shop for the diagnosis.


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