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Old 01-24-2012, 11:15 PM   #31 (permalink)
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thass crazy to think a mouse can fit under an engine cover....i mean the space between the engine and the cover is miniscule

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Old 01-25-2012, 10:24 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Rodents can squeeze themselves into places that boggle the mind, they actually have flexible skeletons. They go to places like that for the warmth.

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My 2009 Impala intermittently displayed "Service Traction Control". Took it to Chevy dealership, $85 to read codes, non set. The next time the message appeared I made sure I turned off the ignition to ensure code was stored. Had a friend with access to a Tech 2 and read out code C0040, RF Wheel Speed Circuit Malfunction. Replaced RF hub with no help. Then started playing with harness with ignition on. Every once in a while the car chimed indicating traction message. Finally narrowed it down to an area ~four inches from connector. When I squeezed the hard shield the problem occurred. When I released it went away. When I pulled the wire out of the hard shield I saw two serious indentations. My neighbor suggested they might be where they clamped the wiring harness when they made it. When I opened the insulation covering the two wires there was tape around the two wires only at this point making me believe my neighbor. After playing with the two wires, bending and pulling I finally saw the insulation color slightly change on one of the wires. I pulled harder and the insulation broke. I assume the wire had been broke and the cold contracted the wire causing intermittent problems. Soldered the wires back together but message continued. At my wits end put tire back on car and started driving to dealership. Got to first stop sign, looked down and message was gone. Must have taken wheel motion to clear DTC. Believe problem solved.

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Old 01-27-2012, 10:14 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Rodents can squeeze themselves into places that boggle the mind, they actually have flexible skeletons. They go to places like that for the warmth.
I kno they can squeeze into tiny places but that is crazy

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Old 10-13-2013, 09:59 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Hey guys, here's the update.

I brought my car in to the dealership, as I said so in an earlier post. They did their work, it took awhile for them to get a chance to look at it. After a few hours, he called me and said it was a fouled spark plug, cylinder 3. It was throwing the traction control error because it was disabling it due to the check engine light, apparently? Seems odd, but nonetheless, the issue has been resolved and I'm happy! Runs great and now idles properly. No more chugging down sound.

I did mention to him I'm currently undergoing an oil consumption test at another dealer. Luckily for me, he also own an Impala SS, so he had a TSB in his desk about oil consumption with the LS4. This is a brand new one released on November 22nd, 2011. Here's the number if anyone is interested 11-06-01-007

I'm going to go back to the dealership near my house that's doing the test and try to get this taking care of, if not, he mentioned that they could take care of my car if my dealership won't. I like dealing with people that actually care!
Think I'm having this same trouble, 2007 SS bought new just turned 50,008 miles today. Noticed a rough idle while the car was in gear at a stop two days ago, Then today service engine light came on and about five minutes after that service traction control message and TC light came on. Funny thing too I did notice a couple pieces of acorn on the block when I was under the hood. Called Onstar had them run a diagnostic check and they told me there is a misfire in one of the cylinders, Sunday night here so going to call the dealership in the morning see if they can get it in. My SS uses oil I've had it in to them before for it, I use Mobil 1 and just try and stay on top of it. I'm going to mention that service bulletin to them. Gotta love this forum.

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