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2006 hhr traction control comes on no reason, sometimes

Customer Question

2006 hhr traction control comes on no reason
JA: What are all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. noises, leaks, flashing lights, error codes)?
Customer: sometimes check engine lite I disconnected battery to clear out codes it reaccured
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on sometimes the traction lite is on and the car shifts normal
JA: Are you fixing your HHR yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not really any thing other than disconnect battery
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: im not really interested in traction loc
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ryan Schott replied 11 months ago.

as in the light to service it comes on or the traction control engages as if it thinks its slipping?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
that don't really help the lite doesn't come on many times just the traction control lite comes on & engages
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
this traction control is useless I don't really want it
Expert:  Ryan Schott replied 11 months ago.

does it happen when coming to a stop or turning?

Expert:  GM Bob replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is Bob.

Have you check for codes? For ABS/traction control and Engine control module?

Most auto part store will scan it for free.

When a engine code is pending. Has set but not turned the engine light. It will disable the traction control.

Please get back with me.

Thank you