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Old 11-06-2003, 11:27 PM   #1
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how to disable traction control?

how do I disable the traction control? I hate it and want it to go away. If any one knows let me know please.


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Old 11-07-2003, 06:38 AM   #2
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I dunno if this is gonna help...
The German ST 170 (which is basically the SVT) has a button next to the handbrake which disables ESP and traction control. I always drive without t/c cuz it f's up the launch.

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Old 11-07-2003, 09:28 AM   #3
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The only way to completly shut it off is to pull fuse number 46 (ABS) which kills T/C and your ABS! Otherwise... You come up with something else and please let us know~
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Not trying to be an ass or anything, but if you dont like the TC why did you get it as an option? Coulda saved yourself a few hundread bucks. Anyway I always thought there was a button on the dash for the TC..

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Button only kills t/c over 20 mph, also fuse f12 works. Also for lots of us the only svt's they had all had t/c.
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Old 11-08-2003, 01:47 PM   #6
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Not trying to be an ass or anything, but if you dont like the TC why did you get it as an option? Coulda saved yourself a few hundread bucks. Anyway I always thought there was a button on the dash for the TC..

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Not being an ASS either but a lot of the states they only come with T/C... Alaska for example! Can't get one without the Winter package!

If I could get rid of the T/C I'd pay another few hundred to have it done by ford... However no one seams to know how the H3LL to accomplish this!
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why don't you want it? It has affected me in a race, shifting to second I got rubber, and the traction control put me on my face.. but then if I had turned it off, I would have been fine. I don't have problems with launch.. just 1st to 2nd shifts.
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I don't want it because god forbid a person who is an enthusiast want to drive the h3ll out of their car! Being as I love to and know how to drive my car, I don't want to have my car stop me from being able to control it! Which is what T/C does... Anyways... You should be able o control the car yourself... If you feel it to start letting go... Back off!

Just me! I'd rather have total control of how it works!
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The winter package is more than just traction control and abs. It also has yaw control. I'm all for driving my car like its meant to be driven but there's no way I'd have a car without abs.
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The Yaw control... Doesn't come with the winter package and ABS is not part of the winter package either!

You can only get the YAW control as part of advance track with the standard Foci not the SVT it isn't an option for it!

So all the winter package is; is traction control, heatred seats, plug in (for wall outlet) I don't think htere was anything else included in the cold weather package!
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