Trac Off light

grw1080
0

Asked by grw1080 Jun 24, 2012 at 08:05 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My trac off light comes on and then the transmission won't shift out of low gear on my automatic car. Does anyone know what might cause this? I have no idea why the light even comes on at all!

1 Answer

Tom Demyan
133,025

I'm guess one of the front wheel speed sensor jumper harness is bad, and could have an intermittent connection. So when the Trac off light is on, this tells the computer the car is sliding on ice or snow and it won't allow the transmission to operate over 20mph. Have a local garage diagnose which one wheel sensor is bad, and have them repair or replace it with a new one and all should be good again.

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,910
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 980
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 750
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
779 Great Deals out of 60,883 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
480 Great Deals out of 33,889 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
942 Great Deals out of 58,212 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,275 Great Deals out of 55,811 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus"
952 Great Deals out of 54,937 listings starting at $992
Used Honda Accord"
1,112 Great Deals out of 69,484 listings starting at $1,100
Used Dodge Neon"
1,078 listings
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,222 Great Deals out of 53,622 listings starting at $2,200
Used Pontiac Sunfire"
546 listings starting at $1,599
Used Pontiac Grand Am"
19 Great Deals out of 1,924 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang"
613 Great Deals out of 33,963 listings starting at $1,595
Used Chevrolet S-10"
49 Great Deals out of 1,568 listings starting at $1,589
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
1,588 Great Deals out of 138,412 listings starting at $1,500