Advance Traction turned off and keeps going off

20

Asked by Mar 30, 2014 at 11:06 AM about the 2006 Ford Explorer XLS V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got stuck in the mud, and ever since I got out, my advance traction turns off and my 4X4 High light flashes on and off

2 Answers

20

Also, my ABS light came on and stayed on. A friend told me to disconnect the battery and reconnect it. This didn't help "reset" anything. When I first start up the truck, the Advanced Traction control is on, but as soon as I go forward, there is a grinding noise in the front end, the truck is sluggish to move forward, the Advance Traction Off light comes on, then it goes forward. But, after a while, the 4X4 High light starts flashing on and off.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Hello not sure if youll see this or not but my 2006 ford explorer started doing this this week after having some stuff replaced under front end did you ever figure out what this was I hope you have a solution because even my 2 mechanics are lost thank you so much for your time

Your Answer

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    11,580
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,550
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,338 Great Deals out of 225,658 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
903 Great Deals out of 39,853 listings starting at $1,990
Used Ford Expedition
455 Great Deals out of 17,717 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
932 Great Deals out of 67,887 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Edge
1,013 Great Deals out of 50,099 listings starting at $2,750
Used GMC Acadia
982 Great Deals out of 46,219 listings starting at $2,990
Used Dodge Durango
340 Great Deals out of 23,784 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota 4Runner
315 Great Deals out of 27,463 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Escape
1,331 Great Deals out of 98,642 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Highlander
569 Great Deals out of 37,473 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Pilot
717 Great Deals out of 36,994 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota Tacoma
670 Great Deals out of 41,419 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
512 Great Deals out of 23,996 listings starting at $895
Used GMC Yukon
571 Great Deals out of 18,766 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Explorer For Sale
24,496 listings starting at $24,597
2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
167 Great Deals out of 14,041 listings starting at $21,752
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
171 Great Deals out of 3,908 listings starting at $14,995
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
385 Great Deals out of 7,296 listings starting at $11,999
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
240 Great Deals out of 4,202 listings starting at $8,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.