a. The skid control ECU calculates vehicle stability tendency based on signals from the speed sensor, yaw rate (deceleration) sensor and steering angle sensor. In addition, it evaluates the results of the calculations to determine whether any control actions (control of the engine output torque by electronic throttle control and of the wheel brake pressure by the brake actuator) should be implemented.
b. The SLIP indicator blinks and the VSC buzzer sounds to inform the driver that the VSC system is operating. The SLIP indicator also blinks when TRAC is operating, and the operation being performed is displayed.
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