Traction Control System (TCS)

The vehicle has a Traction Control System (TCS) that limits wheel spin. On a front-wheel-drive vehicle, the system operates if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are spinning or beginning to lose traction. When this happens, the system brakes the spinning wheel(s), and/or reduces engine power to limit wheel spin.

The system may be heard or felt while it is working, but this is normal.

TCS is on whenever the vehicle is started. To limit wheel spin, especially in slippery road conditions, the system should always be left on. But, TCS can be turned off if needed.

TCS/StabiliTrak Light

TCS/StabiliTrak Light

control system is active. flashes to indicate that the traction control system is active.

If there is a problem detected with TCS, the appropriate message will be displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC). See Ride Control System Messages . When a message is displayed and d comes on and stays on, the vehicle is safe to drive but the system is not operational. Driving should be adjusted accordingly.

If system: comes on and stays on, reset the system:

1. Stop the vehicle. 2. Turn the engine off and wait 15 seconds. 3. Start the engine.

If a speed above 20 km/h (13 mph), see your dealer for service. still comes on and stays on at a speed above 20 km/h (13 mph), see your dealer for service.

A chime may also sound when the light comes on steady.

driveline could be damaged.Notice: Do not repeatedly brake or accelerate heavily when TCS is off. The vehicle's driveline could be damaged.

TCS/StabiliTrak Button

TCS/StabiliTrak Button

This button is located below the infotainment system screen. TCS can be turned off by pressing and releasing .

TCS Off Light

TCS Off Light

When TCS is turned off message will display on the DIC. The system will not limit wheel spin. Driving should comes on and the appropriate message will display on the DIC. The system will not limit wheel spin. Driving should be adjusted accordingly.

Press and release system back on. again to turn the system back on.

It may be necessary to turn the system off if the vehicle gets stuck in sand, mud, or snow and rocking the vehicle is required. See If the Vehicle Is Stuck  for more information. See also Winter Driving  for information on using TCS when driving in snowy or icy conditions.

If cruise control is being used when TCS activates, cruise control will automatically disengage. Press the appropriate cruise control button to reengage when road conditions allow. See Cruise Control .

Adding non-GM accessories can affect the vehicle's performance. See Accessories and Modifications  for more information.

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