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Old 05-29-2012, 03:06 PM
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SlickGT1, I remember seeing this, must of been your write up.

Just wondering, would driving with this fault cause more damage? I rememeber you asking this when it happened to you, but i dont think anyone answered.
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No one replied, and no, I don't think anything happens. I did feel loose, less stable, and peeled out like crazy being rear wheel drive only. Other than that, it was actually great. lol. Oh better gas mileage too.

Put your car in a corner, and floor it, while front wheels are turned into the corner. See if your rear wheels peel out like crazy. I say corner, because it is easy to peel out in this situation. When all wheel drive works, it does not peel out, just pulls your through.
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Usually the code will appear straight away as when starting (or turning the key to pos2), the actuator goes through a reset position and if it finds the same fault, then the codes (and lights) will be thrown straight away. Mine did anyway..

Remember if you change the actuator yourself, you really need to be able to run the reprograming of the controller. This is usually done through DIS/GT1 as you need to clear out the "learnt" codes from the old unit plus the unit has a resistor pack that the controller computer needs to be reset for. People say they didnt need to do the repair function, but, you do have to. I didnt have time to do my actuator, my indy did it, and only did part of the programming. The car was still running strange, so I hooked my DIS/GT1 up, ran the Repair program, heard the actuator go through a series of movements, cleared the learnt min/max values and completed ok. Took it straight away for a drive and it was so much different to before it was re-programmed.
Bumping your post since I'm not seeing in INPA where it has a Repair process that'll run the systems before reset. I've also got Rheingold if that's any easier.
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Bumping your post since I'm not seeing in INPA where it has a Repair process that'll run the systems before reset. I've also got Rheingold if that's any easier.
Can't use INPA for this - you need DIS. And ISTA/P would likely work too.

Check out this video - from about 5:20.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol4PofF-fZY
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