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Sep 18, 8:14am - #278321 
Traction control on or off?

Just curious, but does anyone keep their traction control off permanently? The benefits aren't nearly as great as on a RWD car, but out of interest????


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Sep 18, 8:16am - #278322 
I didnt even know the celica had traction control confused


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Sep 18, 9:30am - #278323 
neither did i... confused


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Sep 18, 10:09am - #278324 
I didn't either... Is this a euro-spec option, cause I'm pretty sure the US-spec doesn't have that? confused


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Sep 18, 10:34am - #278325 
Speed control confused

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Sep 18, 10:34am - #278326 
i dont have traction control

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Sep 18, 11:13am - #278327 
The Celica doesn't have Traction Control.. although for the price of the car it should. Mostly expensive cars have this option.. and even then.


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Sep 18, 11:14am - #278328 
traction control?? confused

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Sep 18, 11:19am - #278329 
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Sep 18, 2:52pm - #278330 
Originally Posted by Sultan
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Sep 18, 6:31pm - #278331 
I live in europe, and I havn't seen any big shiny switches in my celica saying TRACTION CONTROL ON/OFF at all.

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Sep 19, 4:20am - #278332 
Look under the steering wheel around where your knee sits. Thats where the button is to turn off the traction control. The T Sport somes with traction control and electronic stability control. When you corner too fast it cuts the engine power accordingly and applies different braking pressure to each wheel. While its doing so a light flashes and you hear a loud beeping sound. Its a bit daunting the first few times it happens, but it gives you confidence to push it harder each time. In the manual Toyota explains that its not a life saver and can only help you up to certain extremes. rofl rofl

The first time the revs dropped down to 1000 mid corner. I thought the engine had cut out. Then coming out of the corner they shot back into lift.

I think most new FWD cars came with traction control now. Even my mothers Skoda (the new variety) came with traction control


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Sep 19, 4:35am - #278333 
the celicas dont have it in Europe either, at least not the 00-02 it was because they said that a sport car should not have a traction control or something like that.
but my be they added it ass a request on the 03-> confused

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Sep 19, 5:18am - #278334 
^^^^^ Are you sure because you've got a GT?


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Sep 19, 7:10am - #278335 
yes im sure at least 90% sure grin

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Sep 19, 8:04am - #278336 
the only thing around the knee is the lever to open the Hood. What the hell are you smoking? You need to pass it on to everybody else.


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Sep 19, 8:28am - #278337 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
the only thing around the knee is the lever to open the hood. What the hell are you smoking? You need to pass it on to everybody else.


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Sep 19, 8:31am - #278338 
if the japan spec celica doesn't have traction control or esc, then no other models will so check that first.


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Sep 19, 10:34am - #278339 
This is b.s., let's see some pictures then man.

The allegid traction control sounds like it acts pretty weird though.. drops down to only 1000rpm and then after shoots up to like 6000rpm? If you're speeding around a corner and your car suddenly drops into 1000rpm I imagine the whole car is going to jolt or jump.


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Sep 19, 12:37pm - #278340 
Pics, we need pics! grin

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Sep 19, 12:43pm - #278341 
traction control? you mean my yokos?

yeah my yokos stay ON always ! thumbsup rofl

AV ES 100's ! tasty

Hows that for traction control thumbsup tasty


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Sep 19, 4:23pm - #278342 
Soon as cars back from being repaired I'll get pictures. And I'll scan the details from the manual.


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Sep 19, 4:38pm - #278343 
...Or even better maybe somebody from Europe or the UK could back me up.

The Fiat Coupe, Civic Type R, Golf GTi, Clio 172, Seat Leon 20v Turbo, Mini Cooper S, Astra GSi Turbo, Hyundai Coupe... all are FWD and all have traction control. And the Celica has it 100% because it flickers on and off on every wet day.


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Sep 19, 4:52pm - #278344 
Pics please

These euro people get everything in there rides wave while we get cars that in 2 years will be like the dodo (exticed) cry


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Sep 19, 5:42pm - #278345 
ok well he is telling the truth
i checked toyota.co.uk and found that the T sport has it standard thumbsup

the US never get anything, its so gay, why is our country left of all the coolness..


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Sep 19, 6:05pm - #278346 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
ok well he is telling the truth
i checked toyota.co.uk and found that the T sport has it standard thumbsup

the US never get anything, its so gay, why is our country left of all the coolness..


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Sep 19, 8:56pm - #278347 
The first think most people do with their Corvettes & so on is have the traction control disabled (for those that do not have a button to control it). It sucks having 700HP & you can't even drift. thumbsdown

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Sep 19, 10:16pm - #278348 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
ok well he is telling the truth
i checked toyota.co.uk and found that the T sport has it standard thumbsup

the US never get anything, its so gay, why is our country left of all the coolness..


we always get screwed

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Sep 20, 9:24am - #278349 
I can't see the reason for it not being on the US Celica. 190bhp is a lot of power to the front wheels. In the wet it wouldn't be too difficult to oversteer yourself into the nearest lamp post. Its obviously a safety feature in everyday driving and I thought the Americans were the most safety concious people of all. Does the US spec Celica come with ABS??????

I wonder if the traction control system has anything to do with why Toyota quotes 6.6 0-60mph for the GTS and 7.2 for the T Sport. Maybe by decreasing power for better traction on a standing start, the system actually hinders the cars progress overall. Hmmmm


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Sep 20, 9:31am - #278350 
the GTS over here has 180hp. Mabye there is some kind of cut off we have here. like 200hp and below doesn't have it. And yes ALL vehicles in US come with ABS.


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Sep 20, 9:35am - #278351 
^what??? ABS is an option! 4 wheel disc brakes are standard...

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Sep 20, 4:05pm - #278352 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
the GTS over here has 180hp. Mabye there is some kind of cut off we have here. like 200hp and below doesn't have it. And yes ALL vehicles in US come with ABS.
Right, ABS is an option.


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Jul 19, 10:53am - #448919 
Yes you are right found the button under the steering, curiously there is no mention of it in my owner's manual.

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Jun 10, 5:52am - #450046 
G'day guys, I'm from Australia and I own a 2001 Japanese ZR GTS. There is NO traction control on the Japanese version, that's for sure, just to help those wondering smile

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