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Old 02-18-2007, 10:32 PM   #1
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TCS Kill Switch Question

Anybody know if this mod will throw any codes?

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Old 02-19-2007, 12:10 AM   #2
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If anything, you TCS warning light may come on. I wouldn't imagine it would throw a trouble code.
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Cool! Next mod on the list then... Thanks!
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It sure will throw a code.
These 3 lights will be on (and will stay on) whether using a kill switch, or pulling the fuse:
1) CEL
2) ABS
3) TC

The brake warning light may also come on.

Don't forget when you kill the TC with a switch or pulling the fuse, you'll lose both the ABS and brake proportioning.
It'll end up a 50/50 split F/R.
Not safe for anything but a quick trip down the drag strip.
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The lights will only stay on while the TC is disengaged...what i did and what i suggest is putting a switch on your fuse box cover and tie it in the the tc fuse. That way you can turn it on and off at will.
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I have that mod done. When you click it off it throws three lights:
Traction Control
ABS
Handbrake light

Never had CEL on due to this.
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been 25k+ miles with this mod and never had a CEL or anything come on. and doug is right, you will loose your abs in the process and also your brake porportioning. i've autoXed many times with my tc/abs off but wouldn't recommend it for the street as you can spin out during a panic stop. (learned from experiece...)
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Aye. Thanks for all the input!
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