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      06-21-2014, 10:35 AM   #1
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Any ideas as to why my DSC is CONSTANTLY kicking on and causing me to lose power? Where would you look first?
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      06-21-2014, 11:31 AM   #2
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DME might just need a reset.

Or try turning it off completely (hold the button down for a while, until it displays

Drive around a bit and then turn it back on.
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^ or this. But I would think that's pretty obvious if that were the problem.
Your car isn't ridiculously stanced, is it?
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It started out just kicking on randomly. Now it is constantly kicking on. It's to the point where I turn it off as soon as I get in the car. 5 minutes later my dash looks like a Christmas tree with ABS, BRAKE, and DSC lights all on. I'm starting to lean towards a wheel speed sensor but looking for input.
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Wheel speed sensor or yaw rate sensor...
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Get an LSD- problem solved

JK, it seems you have another issue- but it definitely doesn't hurt to have one (an LSD that is!)
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..wheel alignment checked?
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Wheel alignment was just done about 3 months ago. I'm reading through a bunch of threads about this but none of them seem to have the issue of their DSC actually kicking on. I can't even drive the car unless I turn the DSC off. Then all of the lights come on after a few minutes.
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Put a Battery Tender on for a few hours and see if it makes a difference. Sometimes a weak battery can cause odd fault code indications.
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