How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Chris (aka-Moose) Your Own Question
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose), Auto Technician
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 868
Experience:  16 years of experience
2499435
Type Your Toyota Question Here...
Chris (aka-Moose) is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I need to disable TRACTION control on my 2011 Highlander. JA:

Customer Question

I need to disable TRACTION control on my 2011 Highlander.
JA: The mechanics have tons of experience in that area. Are those all of the "symptoms"?
Customer: It's not a symptom. I'm not having a mechanical problem. I just wanted to do donuts in the snow and it wouldn't let me.
JA: Anything else I can tell the Toyota Mechanic before I connect you two?
Customer: Someone told me there's a way to completely disable TRACTION CONTROL /VSC.
JA: Got it. Let's get this figured out. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Toyota Mechanic about your situation and connect you two. You'll be on the road in no time.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 11 months ago.
Thank you for allowing me to help you with this concern today and am sorry to hear that this is happening. I will have to ask you a few questions so that I can get a better understanding as to what may be going on with your Highlander.Is the vehicle with you now?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
2011 Highlander Limited. I press the traction control to disable traction control. When I try to do donuts, traction control kicks in. How can I disable traction control so I can do donuts in a parking lot when there's snow on the ground?
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 11 months ago.
Dont just press the button in, hold it in till the VSC OFF light comes on in the Instrument Cluster area. Let me know if that works and it comes on.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How long do I hold it in for?
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 11 months ago.
Maybe like 2 full seconds. With the ignition switch on.