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Hi guys,
I don't know if this is possible, but I'm wondering if EDL is able to be disabled through soft coding in VAG-COM. I think it's a big issue with the newer MKIV models, but wasn't sure if there was anything us old-timers could do about it.
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-Wayne
 

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Re: EDL Disable (Darren_1303)

I'm sure you can remove a fuse. OBD1 isn't that sophisticated. It usually stops working on it's own after 12 years.
 

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Re: EDL Disable (vdubjb)

It's run off the ABS system, not the car's main computer.
Essentially, the ABS is tuned to kick in like normal ABS, but also when a front wheel starts spinning (to slow it down and let it get traction again.)
To disable it, you basically have to disable your ABS (remove the fuse to do it temporarially) or switch to pre-EDL ABS.
-Nate
 

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Re: EDL Disable (Darren_1303)

Quote, originally posted by Darren_1303 »
isn't that Electronic Differential Lock?
Something they introduced on the MkIVs?

Yup. I believe most Corrado's with ABS had this handy feature. Most people just just call it traction control. You notice it in the snow--you can hear the ABS pump ticking away when one wheel is zinging along. The system applies the brakes to the wheel that's spinning like any other traction control system. I worry that if I pull the fuse, it'll take out the whole ABS system as well.
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Re: EDL Disable (Wayne92SLC)

Never heard to it referred to as EDL on an SLC. I don't think it can be disabled on our cars without disabling the abs altogether.
 

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Re: EDL Disable (Wayne92SLC)

maybe you can look at the EDL switch in the MkIV GTIs/NB Turbos. I know they have a button to disable it.
If they have a button, maybe you can modify that system to work with yours?
 
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