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      11-14-2011, 11:25 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by kaishang View Post
Yes, but if you see it light up when planting the accelerator then you know it is traction control.
They're very much integrated features.

Basically in anything other than a straight line it will most likely be stability cutting in too, even in a straight line the stability may cut in as the back steps out when traction is lost.

It's very difficult to tell on borderline activations.

Try accelerating on a roundabout, give it some beans with a bit of lock on, that will 100% be stability keeping you from firing backwards into the nearest armco / hegde / ditch. You can feel the car do odd things and just keep going straighish in an odd understeery sensation as it brakes wheels etc.

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