Maybe should be STICKY: Traction Control Fix
On another thread I discuss my traction control issues. After following a good lead from GOPHERIT (Thanks !!) I finally got to the real fix.
First... the symptoms:
Traction control activation warnings under normal driving.
Traction control system shut down (occasional)
ABS kickback under mild braking while turning
ABS shut down (occasional)
And then more recently a thrumming or throbbing sound from right rear on smooth pavement.
First my mechanic read the code: right rear wheel speed sensor. We replaced it...no change in symptoms.
Then I changed the wheel speed wiring harness (advice from this board, cheap, easy, might be the fix)... no change
Finally.....REAR WHEEL BEARINGS. They contain a wheel speed encoder ring (or tone ring) that can go bad.
All symptoms disappeared !! Cool. Thanks again GOPHERIT !! I owe you.
White-hot G8 GXP...stock stall, NicD tune, Kooks mids, TVS2300
New crate motor Feb 2016
Mar 2017: 12.0 @ 119.5 at Tucson Dragway
Jun 2017: Comp Cam, OEM cats removed
Nov 2017: 11.9 @ 122 at Tucson Dragway, DA = 4600
Jan 2018: Re-tuned for cat removal. Pulley down to 2.8
Jan 2018: 11.7 @ 122.5 at WHP, DA = 1500 bad traction
Dec 2018: 11.7 @ 121 at Tucson Dragway, DA 4000
Last edited by jbak; 10-19-2017 at 11:16 AM.