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      11-08-2012, 06:40 PM   #1
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loud knock under my car and circle arrow with road triangle button came on.

just curious what happen?

i was at a red light, then when i pushed on the gas this it what happen.

the symbol came on but turned off right away.

it was raining and i only had about 40miles left on the tank.

car seems normal.
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Traction control.... Your car slipped and the TC kicked in...
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Traction control.... Your car slipped and the TC kicked in...
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^ what he said

and yes nothing is wrong with your car, i'm assuming you probably gunned it a bit when the light turned green?
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Traction control saved you from an embarrassing insurance claim
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first car?
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^ what he said

and yes nothing is wrong with your car, i'm assuming you probably gunned it a bit when the light turned green?
does the traction control explain the knock sound when I pushed the gas?
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That could've been the sound of your wheels losing power and coming suddenly to a stop as the traction control kicked in.

Is this your first BMW, and if so, how long have you owned it?
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Traction control cuts power, can provoke driveline lash, that's noisy.
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Its traction control don't worry about it just drive more safe and check tires.
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That could've been the sound of your wheels losing power and coming suddenly to a stop as the traction control kicked in.

Is this your first BMW, and if so, how long have you owned it?
Yes it is. 3 months
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