StabiliTrak System

The vehicle has an electronic stability control system called StabiliTrak. It is an advanced computer controlled system that assists with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.

StabiliTrak activates when the system senses a discrepancy between the intended path and the direction the vehicle is actually traveling. StabiliTrak selectively applies braking pressure at any one of the vehicle's brakes to help steer the vehicle in the direction which you are steering.

When the system activates, this

When the system activates, this warning light flashes on the instrument panel. A noise may be heard or a vibration may be felt in the brake pedal. This is normal.

Continue to steer the vehicle in the intended direction.

If there is a problem detected with StabiliTrak, SERVICE STABILITRAK displays on the Driver Information Center (DIC) and the TCS/StabiliTrak light comes on the instrument panel cluster. When this message and light displays, the system is not operational. Driving should be adjusted accordingly.

See Driver Information Center (DIC) and Messages and Traction Control System (TCS)/ StabiliTrak Light.

The TCS/StabiliTrak button is

The TCS/StabiliTrak button is located on the instrument panel (CTS) or the steering wheel (CTS-V).

StabiliTrak comes on automatically whenever the vehicle is started.

The system should be left on to help assist with directional control of the vehicle.

If StabiliTrak needs to be turned off,

If StabiliTrak needs to be turned off, press and hold the TCS/StabiliTrak button until the StabiliTrak Off light comes on and a DIC message displays. Press the TCS/StabiliTrak button again to turn both systems back on.

If cruise control is being used when the StabiliTrak activates, the cruise control will automatically disengage.

When road conditions allow, reengage the cruise control.

See Cruise Control.

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