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cdru
Go Colts
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Fort Wayne, IN
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reply to Gordo74

Re: [Help] 2001 Ford Focus ZTS Traction Light Comes On

My guess is the wheel speed sensor at one or more of the wheels is bad. I can't speak specifically for your vehicle, but on many vehicles their is a gear on or in the hub that passes nearby a magnetic sensor. If the teeth have become rusty or contaminated, then the wheel speed can't be accurately detected. To prevent the system always trying to correct a problem that doesn't exist and causing additional wear or other issues, it shuts down the TCS.