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BMW 528i what causes the dash light that is a triangle with

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what causes the dash light that is a triangle with an exclamation point with a circular arrow to come on? How to correct it and how will it affect the operation of this 1997 528i BMW? Thanks, Vivean
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.
Hello and welcome. This indicates a fault within you traction control system. It is not operating at present. It is possible it was just switched off by accident, so you can try to turn it back on by pressing the button. If this does not work, then you will need to have the fault codes read from the car to determine the exact failure, as there are a number of sensors that can cause this system to go offline. Please drive carefully as you do not have traction control at present.


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.


Which button are you referring to? I can't touch the buttonon the dash.

Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

There should be a button labelled DTC, DSC or ASC near the center console. This is the button I am referring to.


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Edited by Steve on 1/3/2011 at 10:17 PM EST
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