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With traction control off, I still get a huge lag when I sling the rear-end beyond 20 degrees or so. It's very similar (if not exact) to the throttle cut-off lag that you get when doing such a maneuver with the traction control on, just doesn't come on quite as early or as extreme. Sometimes I will get about 1 second of this lag when I snatch it into second gear (of course, spinning the tires) - again, with traction control off. I wonder if there is a chance that this isn't a traction control issue, but rather a air/fuel mixture issue, as it doesn't do this every time. The car has less than 5000 miles on it. Any feedback would be appreciated.
 

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I believe to get the stability control and traction control off you must push and hold for 5 seconds. Check the manual to be sure under traction control. Good luck
 

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Be in Sports Mode with TC off and you shouldn't get any computer override. I believe the other two modes comfort and standard still have some sort of computer override.
 

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No, sport mode just has 'relaxed' paramaters, the nanny still kicks in.

The only way to do away with it is to deactivate AdvanceTrac completely by holding the brake while stationary and holding the TC button for 5 seconds. Your message center will say 'AdvanceTrac Off'

Think of TC as keeping the wheels from spinning, while AdvanceTrac keeps the car from fishtailing. They both cut engine power and apply brakes to individual wheels to accomplish their goals, but they have different goals.
 

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2012's are different from 2011's. I put it on Sports Mode hit TC ONCE!(i dont hold it for 5secs) and can do donuts all day.

EDIT: I just went outside to test the holding of the TC button and it does say after 5 secs AdvanceTrac is off. So I guess i'm prolly wrong. But I've had no issues doing donuts by being in sports mode and just pressing TC.
 

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All the 2011-2012s have Advancetrack (Traction and Stability control) and the 2012's have an added steering response setting.

If you hit the traction control button once it turns off Traction control. If you hit it twice qucikly while holding the brake pedal it goes into sport mode which keeps both systems ob but reduces their interference. If you hold the button for 5-7 seconds while holding the brake it turns both systems off.

The 2012 steering setting doesn't affect Advancetrack at all which is what ZMoney is alluding to ( I think ). If you have the steering in sports mode and just hit the T/C button once to turn off traction control then stability control would still be on.
 

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Awesome. I really appreciate the info.!
 
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Yup, what they said monkeywhistle!:yup: Also, there is a chart under the Driving section in your owner’s manual on page 214. This should help as well.:D

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All the 2011-2012s have Advancetrack (Traction and Stability control) and the 2012's have an added steering response setting.

If you hit the traction control button once it turns off Traction control. If you hit it twice qucikly while holding the brake pedal it goes into sport mode which keeps both systems ob but reduces their interference. If you hold the button for 5-7 seconds while holding the brake it turns both systems off.

The 2012 steering setting doesn't affect Advancetrack at all which is what ZMoney is alluding to ( I think ). If you have the steering in sports mode and just hit the T/C button once to turn off traction control then stability control would still be on.
Correctamundo. I have set TC/AT by hitting brake and 2 taps on TC button on console. Started out in 1st then fairly hard into 2nd. I get a very satisfying chirp of the rubber.:yelpleased:
 

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No, sport mode just has 'relaxed' paramaters, the nanny still kicks in.

The only way to do away with it is to deactivate AdvanceTrac completely by holding the brake while stationary and holding the TC button for 5 seconds. Your message center will say 'AdvanceTrac Off'

Think of TC as keeping the wheels from spinning, while AdvanceTrac keeps the car from fishtailing. They both cut engine power and apply brakes to individual wheels to accomplish their goals, but they have different goals.
All the 2011-2012s have Advancetrack (Traction and Stability control) and the 2012's have an added steering response setting.

If you hit the traction control button once it turns off Traction control. If you hit it twice qucikly while holding the brake pedal it goes into sport mode which keeps both systems ob but reduces their interference. If you hold the button for 5-7 seconds while holding the brake it turns both systems off.

The 2012 steering setting doesn't affect Advancetrack at all which is what ZMoney is alluding to ( I think ). If you have the steering in sports mode and just hit the T/C button once to turn off traction control then stability control would still be on.
This ^^

I have read and reread so many incorrect posts regarding this, that I have literally given up trying to tell people. It's good to see correct info every now and again.

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This ^^

I have read and reread so many incorrect posts regarding this, that I have literally given up trying to tell people. It's good to see correct info every now and again.

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I concur - it's really frustrating how many people just do not understand this system.
 
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