Pontiac Automotive Repair Questions

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Traction Control Light- What Does It Mean

When wheel slip is noted while the brake is not applied, the ABS Computer-(EBCM) will enter traction control mode.

First, the EBCM requests the PCM to reduce the amount of torque to the drive wheels via the requested torque signal circuit. The PCM reduces torque to the drive wheels by retarding spark timing and turning off fuel injectors. The PCM reports the amount torque delivered to the drive wheels via the delivered torque signal circuit.

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Common Engine Codes

P0128 Coolant Temp Below Themostat Threshold

An engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor monitors the temperature of the coolant. This input is used by the powertrain control module (PCM) for engine control and as an enabling criteria for some diagnostics.

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