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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    2015 Optima EX, have a button next to my steering wheel warmer button, I assume that is for traction control, why would I turn that off? Seems like common sense you would want to have good traction, what am I missing?
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Slightly drizzly day here today and the roads are a bit slick. Stepping on the gas from a stop produced the expected wheelspin, but traction control never kicked in (at least, the light never blinked on the dash). Repeated it a few times and could never get TC to engage. Do you guys get TC...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Car actually jerks me back and forth in the seat when it encounters snow. Very Weird! Anyone else having this problem? My 2011 was just fine in snow, not so with 2013.
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi I have this light on all the time when it's raining or snowing now and the power steering is working funny what do you think it can be
  5. Hybrids
    Hi I have this light on all the time when it's raining or snowing now and the power steering is working funny what do you think it can be
  6. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Good Morning Everyone, Trying to help my daughter out. All three of these lights are on. She has a 2011 Optima LX Thanks Dad
  7. The Service Center
    Anyone else running into this? Hit the off button and move along.
  8. The Service Center
    Hey guys. I've done some extensive searching. It appears as though my traction control light - The Light that lights up when your traction control is actively working - will not go off. It is on all the time, even when the engine isn't running. I have replaced the stop lamp switch (under the...
  9. The Service Center
    In bumper to bumper dry roads. Crawling along traction control light is blinking (or steady on) Hit the gas to start normal acceleration. Would not go nor shift out of 1st gear. Managed to get off the road kind of. Had to turn ignition off and re start and problem gone. Of course 2nd...
  10. The Service Center
    Not sure if I'm having an issue with my car or the operator. :) My traction control doesn't seem to be functioning at all. I've had tires spin in dry pavement and in wet conditions. I'm chalking up the dry pavement to my led foot but not so sure about the wet pavement. The traction control...
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have found the traction control to be a little too intense at times. I notice when pulling on to a highway there is usually a small bump (difference in height between the road and the parking area). If I'm accelerating hard (which you usually have to do to get onto a busy road), when the car...
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So let's say I'm doing 60+ on the freeway and I punch it, well car down shifts revs go up and as I speed up my traction control light flashes several times. I'm going too fast for my wheels to be breaking traction at that speed. Any ideas on what is causing this?
  13. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I had to accelerate quickly during very wet conditions and my traction control bit and my car jerked .Once it regained traction my electronic traction and my power steering ewarning lights came on and my power steering was obviously disabled . I pulled over stopped the car turned off the...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi all,Is there a way to disable more electronic aids. For example, in BMWs, if you push the traction control button it turns off but if you hold it down the full system disengages. IN mercedes, you can put the car into dyne/diagnostic mode and disable all electronic aids. In our cars is there...
  15. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So I do a lot of parkway driving in NJ, shut your face, and I have to say I get cut off alot by people just not paying attention AT ALL! I blow my horn, which is the weakest frigging horn ever, and slam on my breaks... This month I had two very close calls and the ABS works fantastic, Thank YOU...
  16. Hybrids
    I have the Hybrid 2012 with 6700 miles on it and is currently having issue with Brake Check Light and Traction Control light (ESC) Illuminated intermittently (not 100% of the time. When I turned off the engine and restart again and the Brake Light is turned off off) while driving. I brought to...
  17. Engine and Technical Discussion
    So this is pretty interesting. I go to get my new Hankooks mounted and balanced on my aftermarket wheels (I have been running aftermarket wheels and tires for over a year with no lights). About 20 miles later the ABS and traction control light come on. I cannot say for sure that it's directly...
  18. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Does anyone push their car past it's turning limits to find that your car can't hang? I have the stock wheels on my car which is most likely the problem and as I take a corner ( in the carpool lane on an onramp trying to overtake people stopped at the onramp stop-light ) in California I find...
  19. Engine and Technical Discussion
    This morning on the way to work the traction control idiot light is on and the cruise does not work. It started today and I pulled into a gas station and shut it down and the started it back up again. The light was out for a few minutes and then it came back on again and. The cruise does not...
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