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Old 11-12-2007, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1997 BMW 328i Traction control

Hi I bought a 97 bmw 328i about a month ago, and the traction control light does not come on at startup nor go away, nor does pressing the ASC+T button make the light come on or off, the abs light comes on at startup and goes away like normal, does anyone know if theres a problem, or maybe just a dash bulb burned out, cause abs works fine. thanks
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maybe set the wheel in water or a slippery surface and give it gas and if the tire keeps spinning traction control is not working....
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well if it's not coming on at start up, probably dash bulb
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Mine doesnt come on but the traction control works
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Alright thanks. I'll with the tire in water and see about that, since its been raining here like crazy, if its fine then i will just replace the bulb or not worry about it. thanks guys
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