Traction Control System
This switch is on the dashboard
behind the right control pod. It lets
you turn the Traction Control
System on and off. You cannot turn
off the TCS while the TCS indicator
light is flashing.
Deactivate the system by pressing
the TCS On/Off switch. The TCS
indicator light comes on as a
reminder. Pressing the switch again
turns the system back on.
The Traction Control System turns
on every time you start the engine,
even if you turned it off the last time
you drove the car.
The TCS indicator comes on or
flashes under the following condi-
When you turn the ignition switch
to ON (II).
When you manually turn off the
It flashes when the TCS is
regulating the engine output to
If the system's diagnostics senses
a problem in the TCS, the indica-
tor will come on and stay on.
If the TCS indicator comes on while
driving, pull to the side of the road
when it is safe and turn off the
engine. Reset the system by re-
starting the engine, and watch the
TCS indicator. If the indicator
remains on, or comes back on while
driving, have the TCS inspected by
your Acura dealer. You can still drive
the car without TCS.
The TCS indicator may occasionally
come on for one or two seconds and
then go out. This is normal.
TCS ON/OFF Switch
TCS ON/OFF SWITCH
TCS INDICATOR LIGHT