how do i turn on/off the traction control? I don't see a button.

imblondie4
0

Asked by May 03, 2008 at 10:40 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD

Question type: General

Its a 6.0, rwd, crew cab.

8 Answers

A Facebook user
135

To turn the system on or off, press the TAS on/off button located on the instrument panel. If you used the button to turn the system off, the traction off light will come on and stay on. You can turn the system back on at any time by pressing the button again. The traction off light should go off. The Traction Assist System, as delivered from the factory, will automatically come on whenever you start your vehicle. The traction off light will come on under the following conditions: • The Traction Assist System is turned off, either by pressing the TAS on/off button, located on the instrument panel, or by turning off the automatic engagement feature of the TAS. • The transmission is in FIRST (1); TAS will not operate in this gear. This is normal. • The vehicle is driven on an extremely rough road. When the vehicle leaves the rough surface, slows down or stops, the light will go off and TAS will turn on again. This is normal. • A Traction Assist System, Anti-Lock Brake System or engine-related problem has been detected and the vehicle needs service. Hope that helps! • If the vehicle has been driven with the TAS system on for long periods of time, or if the vehicle has gone through many several high speed braking maneuvers the system may be automatically disabled. The system will automatically re-enable after approximately two minutes of not using the brakes.

10 out of 10 people think this is helpful.
charlandk
170

is there a way to completely turn the TAS system off? I have a 2008 1500 with the 6.0 If i hammer down on the gas or want to blow donuts in a parking lot, the TAS turns itself on when the vehicle loses traction..

17 out of 17 people think this is helpful.
madatmysuburban
280

my TAS systems is somehow tripped when I am driving and reduces the engine power. I have to stop and restart the engine to continue driving - help, what's going on?

28 out of 28 people think this is helpful.
Richard Schroer
7,525

Charlandk- when you push the button on the dash and the yellow light comes on, the trac system is off and you can spin the tires- if the button is not turned off, it will prevent you from spinning the tires fast.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
Drew6350
180

How do you completely turn off the automatic engagement feature on a 2011 chevy silverado 1500?

18 out of 18 people think this is helpful.
Richard Schroer
7,525

there will be a switch down under the radio on the dash that looks like a truck with squiggly lines on it- one push shuts off traction control and will notify you it is off- if you hold it for about 6 seconds, it will shut off both traction control AND stability control and then you won't have any of that on.

9 out of 9 people think this is helpful.
guito91
120

I have a 2006 Silverado crew cab does it have traction control n how to take iy off

12 out of 12 people think this is helpful.
02durjeep
40

How do I turn it off on my 02 dmax if I DONT have the button?

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Silverado 1500HD

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500HD in your area?

CarGurus has 331 nationwide Silverado 1500HD listings starting at $3,950.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Experts

#1 madatmysuburban
madatmysuburban
Reputation 280
#2 Drew6350
Drew6350
Reputation 180
#3 charlandk
charlandk
Reputation 170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
1,916 Great Deals out of 121,745 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD"
309 Great Deals out of 33,267 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford F-150"
2,499 Great Deals out of 199,698 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500HD"
8 Great Deals out of 112 listings starting at $4,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
745 Great Deals out of 46,907 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500"
520 Great Deals out of 13,129 listings starting at $1,100
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500"
5 Great Deals out of 295 listings starting at $4,900
Used Toyota Tundra"
455 Great Deals out of 23,422 listings starting at $2,999
Used Dodge Ram 2500"
149 Great Deals out of 5,500 listings starting at $3,900
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD"
120 Great Deals out of 14,673 listings starting at $3,988
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty"
407 Great Deals out of 44,370 listings starting at $2,949
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
775 Great Deals out of 34,230 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma"
529 Great Deals out of 25,615 listings starting at $2,499

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD For Sale
44 listings starting at $7,500
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 59 listings starting at $5,800
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $3,950
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD For Sale
51 listings starting at $4,600
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD For Sale
22 listings starting at $5,900