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Old 05-05-2012, 12:37 AM   #1
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Desert pics and a esp question...

Finally finished my course last week so now enjoying some r&r with the family. Took a quick trip into the desert from al-awir. (behind the palace) and had a heap of fun. Couple of quick pics included.













Hehe. Yeah I am the bold guy next to the jeep. By the way a question i would like answered about the traction control system...

Before hitting the soft stuff and after shifting into 4-hi , I stopped and pressed the traction control button to "off" light lit up on the dash reminding me it was off.. That was great.
We stopped and had a BBQ. Then after we went again, I turned the traction control off again and had some more fun, but then in some realy soft stuff, the traction ESP light come on on the dash??? And the car seemed to start to bog down... I thought I turned the ESP off with that button on the console????

What is going on here? Is that normal? Do I need to disengage the traction control in a different way??? The car was awesome untill the little indicator with the skid thingy came on...

Just wondering if I did it right???

Cheers and thanks : D

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Old 05-05-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
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To partial disable the ESP, when in 4hi/2hi--while running, hold ESP button "down" for at least 5 seconds-

I always use ten, so if I'm distracted--it don't matter-

When in 2lo--it's auto-off

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Old 05-05-2012, 09:00 AM   #3
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To partial disable the ESP, when in 4hi/2hi--while running, hold ESP button "down" for at least 5 seconds-
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I always use ten, so if I'm distracted--it don't matter-

When in 2lo--it's auto-off

Good luck

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JIMBO is getting old. He meant that it's automatically off in 4lo. If you press the button momentarily it is partially off. When you hold it for 5 seconds it is fully off (you will hear a "ding" and see a message in your odometer area). Both conditions will default to "on" when you restart the engine. When ESP is completely disengaged, ABS and BLD are still functional.
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:26 PM   #4
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I am the bold guy next to the jeep.

Was that a Freudian Slap?
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:30 PM   #5
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consider this ( http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/abs...res-87119.html ) oh and nice looking jeep.
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Old 05-05-2012, 01:00 PM   #6
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You cannot partially disengage or stop me.
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Old 05-05-2012, 02:09 PM   #7
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Thanks for the replys guys. Must have done it correctly on the way out and not on the way back in. Glad to hear about the 5 secs thing.

Lol. Glad everyone liked the pics. Will get some more next time.
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:34 PM   #8
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nice jeep.

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