TCS/SLIP LIGHT IS ON

  • Tiny
  • rena 260
  • 2005 Nissan Maxima
  • 15,200 miles

My tcs and slip lights go off and on my dash board . My car cuts off every now and.O can small brakes and thr back!Why is it do that

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Friday, June 8th, 2012 AT 9:26 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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Get a scan done to check for trouble codes and post them here.

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Friday, June 8th, 2012 AT 12:30 PM
  • Tiny
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P0021 and p0340

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Friday, June 8th, 2012 AT 8:04 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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P0340 is a misfire in cylinder # 4.

P0021 is a fault with the IVT control.

The TCS and Slip indicators are nothing to worry about. Getting the above 2 codes resolved would stop them from coming on.

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 3:45 PM
  • Tiny
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What would be the best solution

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 6:55 PM
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There are no such thing as best soluion for this. You need to find out what is causing the problem. Both codes could be related.

Check the engine oil level. If engine is heavily sludged, it can occur. Check the spark plugs and ignition coils, especially for cylinder # 4.

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 7:52 PM
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The code was p0340 and p0021

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 8:59 PM
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I did a tune up and when I went the guy at midas told me the spark plugs wasnt the correct size for my car

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 9:01 PM
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Wrong plugs can result in misfirings but it would most probably show multiple misfiring. This can also cause the P0021, so get the misfiring resolved and see if this code is cleared as well.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 12:00 PM

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