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    Traction Control Question

    i am planning to fit the traction control "off" button however my question is was this ever an option when ordering the car (2002 Coupe Turbo)?

    If so, anyone know how much it was?

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    Anyone know?

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    Traction control switch was standard on older Astras, but for some reason they removed it from MY01 onwards.
    All OPC and GSi models had the switch.
    Opel Astra 1.8 Elegance Saloon '02 233k miles
    Opel Astra 1.8 Sport Caravan '99 225k miles
    Opel Astra 1.6 Ultimate Wagon '10 87k miles Click

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    as above, it was removed as a safety precaution, too many ppl switching it off having accidents, then potentially Vauxhall being made responsible through law suits and the likes

    It was never a cost option, earlier models (mainly 1.8 & 2.0 SRi) had the switch as standard but was later dropped due to the reasons outline above

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    Thanks very much guys your very helpful.

    The main reason for me doing it is for the dyno really, the TC can conflict with power runs on the rollers, unless after a while it turns it self off as I have seen with some other cars?

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    Its always best to remove the fuse when on a dyno, better than turning it off with the switch.

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    as above, the switch will not fully disable the TC so whenever goin on the dyno pull fuse 23

    pull it out whilst ur on the rollers, due to it also disabling power steering, it makes it harder to get it on there if u remove the fuse first.

    switch is an excellent idea for road use but for dyno purposes, pull the fuse

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