what is traction control

Asked by Apr 25, 2013 at 04:37 PM about the 2005 Cadillac DeVille DTS

Question type: Car Customization

what is traction control button used for?

2 Answers

98,115

When the wheels spin, power is reduced to the motor. In some cars, it applies the brake to the spinning wheel. The traction control button turns that function off.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
2,105

More importantly, use this button to disable the traction control when you are stuck in mud/snow so you can rock the car to unstuck itself. Otherwise don't use it unless you are a stunt driver.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

DeVille

Looking for a Used DeVille in your area?

CarGurus has 1,627 nationwide DeVille listings starting at $1,988.

ZIP:

Search Cadillac DeVille Questions

Cadillac DeVille Experts

#1 kikero
kikero
Reputation 2,140
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,820
#3 Cynthiasmith
Cynthiasmith
Reputation 1,570
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac DTS
57 Great Deals out of 1,611 listings starting at $1,575
Used Cadillac CTS
186 Great Deals out of 10,513 listings starting at $1,500
Used Lincoln Town Car
34 Great Deals out of 1,791 listings starting at $1,500
Used Cadillac Seville
3 Great Deals out of 330 listings starting at $1,100
Used Cadillac STS
44 Great Deals out of 986 listings starting at $2,999
Used Cadillac Escalade
194 Great Deals out of 10,970 listings starting at $3,200
Used Chevrolet Impala
591 Great Deals out of 34,068 listings starting at $899
Used Chrysler 300
404 Great Deals out of 19,199 listings starting at $850
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Corvette
149 Great Deals out of 20,681 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Charger
454 Great Deals out of 29,322 listings starting at $2,300
Used BMW 7 Series
165 Great Deals out of 5,956 listings starting at $2,999

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.