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Does anyone know whether there is tear and wear on the traction control and ABS sensors? I am kind of concern, as the traction control comes on most of the time in the winter.
 

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Nope there is no wear. I am not sure about the Is300 setup but a lot of cars use a hall sensor and this is a non contact sensor so nothing wears out. Basically it just compares the wheel speeds from the front to the rear, if they vary past a certain % then the power is cut to the rear wheels, thus maintaining traction.

You've got nothing to worry about. :D
 

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Conrad_Turbo said:
Nope there is no wear. I am not sure about the Is300 setup but a lot of cars use a hall sensor and this is a non contact sensor so nothing wears out. Basically it just compares the wheel speeds from the front to the rear, if they vary past a certain % then the power is cut to the rear wheels, thus maintaining traction.

You've got nothing to worry about. :D

thats good to know :p

hey conrad turbo, you should be a tech mod for this site :D

*word*
 

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Conrad_Turbo said:
Nope there is no wear. I am not sure about the Is300 setup but a lot of cars use a hall sensor and this is a non contact sensor so nothing wears out. Basically it just compares the wheel speeds from the front to the rear, if they vary past a certain % then the power is cut to the rear wheels, thus maintaining traction.

You've got nothing to worry about. :D
I don't believe that's the way our traction system works.
 

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is300sam2002 said:
I think it just sensed wheel spin and cuts engine power.
How does it sense wheel spin
 

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is300sam2002 said:
From a proximity sensor that compares the wheel speed to a known value.
a proximity sensor?
 

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the speed sensor.

what conrad_turbo was saying a few posts up
 

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SophieSleeps said:
the speed sensor.

what conrad_turbo was saying a few posts up
You can call it that, but it's generic name is proximity sensor.

However I don't think Conrad was correct about it comparing speed with the front wheels.
 

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The speed sensor doesn't really wear very fast. My guess is you'll have to replace one or so around 90k.

If you've had any modifications done to your car...if you've replaced rotors or brakes...especialy if you've done suspsension work, the speed sensor could have been damaged. (but in this case you'd get a CEL)

There is nothing wrong with your car. Just stop sliding around or turn trac off. it's more fun that way anyway.
 
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