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Old 12-11-2003, 12:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Yesterday it snowed and i decided to have some fun. I put the ACS on to make sure i even got where i wanted to go, but then forgot to turn it off. I was spinning donuts and stuff, will this cause the ACS to mulfunction or wear out. I was just wondering?
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Old 12-11-2003, 04:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry I was talking about the ASC. Automatic Slip Control!
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Old 12-11-2003, 04:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i dont believe so, if its off its off, it would cause more problems driving really hard with it on in my opinion
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Old 12-11-2003, 05:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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he said that he left it on though...
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Old 12-11-2003, 06:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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if the light is on ASC, that means its off right? and if the light isn't there, that means its on?? if its blinking, that means its at work??? damn i'm not sure... ghead
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ah i missed that. no it shouldnt cause any problems with the acs it might wear parts quicker but the system should be fine unless you do it all the time. i dunno what are you experiencing or are you just curious? acs light on means the system is off, when blinking its actively working so your right truem3
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haha thanks i was gettin worried. :P
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no worries, and welcome to the forums the car looks good.
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dont worry my light is always blinking.
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WHAT!!!!

when the ASC light is on in the panel it means i want the thing off?????

damn...that makes no sense.
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i dont have it or want it. I may lose a slight edge in corners, but damnit i get style points.
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WHAT!!!!

when the ASC light is on in the panel it means i want the thing off?????

damn...that makes no sense.
ya its a silly concept. at first i though they should have had it the other way, so then it was like your foglight button , when they are on you have a light on, when the asc is on the light is on.
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