Site News - 1/26 Vintage Saab Club of North America Magazine Feature
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 16:18:34 -0500
From: Fred W <malt_houndnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Turning off TCS


solarsell wrote: > "Fred W" <malt_houndnospamo.com> wrote in message > news:GJudnWybB5jrJu_YnZ2dnUVZ_t-dnZ2dnospamast.com... > >>solarsell wrote: >> >>>I've been bitten by the pesky TCS on my 93 9000CSET. My mechanic replaced >>>some valve and it's cured for now. He says there's no way to turn off TCS >>>permanently. Is that true? >>> >> >>It depends. There is a retrofit kit that can be installed to add a TCS >>off switch to the dash, but (supposedly) this is only available for manual >>transmission cars. > > > And is basically useless. My mechnic agrees. Did nothing when I was in limp > mode. Back to normal after a valve replacement for $250. > > That's because a TCS fault (limp home mode) is not necesarily a problem with the TCS or even the "fly by wire". The valve was probably the safety pressure switch which has more to do with the APC than the TCS, but it still throws a TCS fault when it goes bad. -- -Fred W

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