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    Traction problem

    Hello my friend over there I have a traction problem in my 1997 Deville, It is like the traction will not go of and the yellow light (two ) light in the control panel " Traction Control and ABS lock"
    and will not go off and the button for the Traction control not wotk, I have a two code currently, IPC U 1255 and AMC U 1315 other are a history, can some one have some ansvear .
    Thanks Johann Vilhjalmsson in Iceland


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    Re: Traction problem

    Are you SURE there are no "C" (chassis) codes?

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    Re: Traction problem

    Hi I go over this again and find two more codes ot is TCS C 1236 and C 1277 do it sow something ?

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    Re: Traction problem

    Always post the code definitions along with the codes. No one has them memorized. You want the OBDII link in the DTC sticky.

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    Re: Traction problem

    Thanks how can I find it?
    Johann

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    Re: Traction problem

    Go to the red DTC "sticky" at the top of the forum page.

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    Re: Traction problem

    C1236 - Low System Supply Voltage
    C1277 - Requested Torque Signal Circuit Malfunction
    I find this, I know the battery is not good , is it maby the fault just change battery.
    Johann

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    Re: Traction problem

    C1236 - Low System Supply Voltage
    C1277 - Requested Torque Signal Circuit Malfunction
    I find this, I know the battery is not good , is it maby the fault just change battery.
    Johann

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    Re: Traction problem

    Yup, I'd suspect the battery. There is a LOT of electronics in these cars and low voltage wakes up the gremlins to come out an play and wreak havoc.

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    Re: Traction problem

    Thanks for your good helpe Ranger I try to put a new battery ,what is the normal voltage I shall read
    Johann

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    Re: Traction problem

    You should get at least 12.6 volts with the key in the OFF position, and 13.6-14 with the key in the ON position.

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    Re: Traction problem

    I have 12,1 in off and when I start the car I have 14,1 volt but I have see it 13,8

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    Re: Traction problem

    the 12.1 at off is on the deathbead. If it were MY battery I'd replace it.

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    Re: Traction problem

    Hello again and thanks for your help, what I do yesterday I clear all code out , this morning I drive 150 km and all is ok no yellow signal light and volt meter show 14,1 volt when I driving.
    Hope it will be o.k next time I will bay a new battery
    Johann


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