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Old 01-18-2017, 11:42 AM   #1
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Hi, I tried to remove fuse F7 to turn off abs, it works but sadly also turn off 4x4 😓 So I need to turn off pump or find abs only fuse since F7 is tied to traction control. Anyone has a suggestion? Thanks


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You don't. Also traction control is tied to ABS, and I know on Civics at least, if you disconnect the TCS fuse, you lose your electric power steering also. It's there to save you, leave it alone.
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Old 01-18-2017, 03:39 PM   #3
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Hi, I don't want ABS or traction control, but I want 4x4 system working and it will not save me, been driving my Evo without ABS for years, not having it will gave me the control I want and need to take a corner without being disturbed by ABS :)
But I don't recommend this to every one, thus be able to turn it back on if my wife drives :)
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You don't. Also traction control is tied to ABS, and I know on Civics at least, if you disconnect the TCS fuse, you lose your electric power steering also. It's there to save you, leave it alone.
if you know how to drive, traction control makes things worse. ABS/trac control is the very first thing I disable whenever I get a vehicle that has it. That s hit is junk.

It will not save me. For bad drivers, sure it can save you. not everyone is a bad driver.
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You should try posting this on the rs section. They might be able to help you out more
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I'm all for ditching traction control, but I've seen ABS save a few asses. Doesn't matter if you're the best driver in the world, shit happens, and there are more terrible drivers on the road than decent.
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I'm all for ditching traction control, but I've seen ABS save a few asses. Doesn't matter if you're the best driver in the world, shit happens, and there are more terrible drivers on the road than decent.
Many renown Track instructors prohibit disabling TC, ABS, and other ESC systems even for the experienced drivers. People think they are F1 drivers until one day they end up in a ditch and their family members have to identify them. The only system you should disable is traction control but ABS and ESC should never be disabled. If you're constantly fighting and activating the system then you don't know how to drive. Keep you corner entry speed in check and learn how to manage the throttle and ESC won't be a problem.

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Many renown Track instructors prohibit disabling TC, ABS, and other ESC systems even for the experienced drivers. People think they are F1 drivers until one day they end up in a ditch and their family members have to identify them. The only system you should disable is traction control but ABS and ESC should never be disabled. If you're constantly fighting and activating the system then you don't know how to drive. Keep you corner entry speed in check and learn how to manage the throttle and ESC won't be a problem.

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ABS isn't that bad, but disabling traction control disables ABS so it goes away anyways.

my gripe with traction control is this. I learnt to drive without it, I learnt how to control vehicles on loose gravel, glare ice, and snow, without traction control. so I know what my vehicle is going to do, and how to control it.

first time I drove a vechicle WITH traction control, the system almost put me in the ditch because I was driving how I normally drive without traction control. The system fought against me and prevented me from doing what I need to do.

ever since that day traction control is disabled via pulling the fuses. Never an issue. I've been sideways on the highway in the middle of a snowstorm and recovered no problem without traction control. All about knowing what you're doing


for 90% of drivers though, in all honesty yeah Traction control, abs etc will probably be an asset and not a liability.
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ABS isn't that bad, but disabling traction control disables ABS so it goes away anyways.

my gripe with traction control is this. I learnt to drive without it, I learnt how to control vehicles on loose gravel, glare ice, and snow, without traction control. so I know what my vehicle is going to do, and how to control it.

first time I drove a vechicle WITH traction control, the system almost put me in the ditch because I was driving how I normally drive without traction control. The system fought against me and prevented me from doing what I need to do.

ever since that day traction control is disabled via pulling the fuses. Never an issue. I've been sideways on the highway in the middle of a snowstorm and recovered no problem without traction control. All about knowing what you're doing


for 90% of drivers though, in all honesty yeah Traction control, abs etc will probably be an asset and not a liability.
Just remember this is an EPAS system so road feel won't be the same as Hydraulic powered steering systems. Keep that in mind. I also understand what you're saying.

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They were able to disable abs on this RS, however, its not going to see time on the street. So its possible, they still obviously have 4x4. However, the description says deleted, so not sure if that means disable or actually physically removed/blocked off

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