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Disable vsc/abs help (sport)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DreDog, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Sep 19, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    DreDog

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    I've read tons of threads on people disabling their vsc and abs and what not, but everyone who has done this has a 4x4.

    I have a 2009 2wd sport prerunner. And in the dirt the vsc has cause me to almost crash my truck so many times cause the abs and an alarm comes on and my power is cut an I cant even step on my brake pedal cause it gets locked up too!

    Does anyone know how I can rewire this system to disable it, or just completely remove a fuse?

    I don't want to "hold the switch for 5 seconds to turn it off" so that when I get up to 30 it re-engages.

    I want a strait up "no vsc" and / or "no abs" switch that I can turn ON or OFF.


    what do the LT pre runner guys do? I basically want to slide around corners.
     
  2. Sep 19, 2011 at 11:41 AM
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    I'm sure the same trick works for the 2wd too and if not you could always stop driving like you have a desert racer.:D
     
  3. Sep 19, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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    People talk about doing it in 4lo and 4hi. And I have no way to apply that to my 2wd.

    ???
     
  4. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    That is the yellow wire mod or the locker mod you are looking at.

    Crom or Yoytoda might have a link for you.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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    I looking at threads or the vsc.

    Do you have any threads or links then? I've been looking for 2 weeks
     
  6. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    I don't know of any. Contact the guys I posted up for help. I think the thread is on TTORA not here.
     
  7. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    I disable my ABS every winter. Just pull the ABS fuse under the hood behind the battery in the fuse box. Your orange ABS light will be lit afterward.

    Does the trick for me, real simple :thumbsup:
     
  8. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    Those don't work for Sports with VSC
     
  9. Sep 19, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    I know that's why I said that is probably what he is looking at. Yoytoda said he was working on a ABS/VSC disable and Crom posted a link for one that works with the non OR models.
     
  10. Sep 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    You can disable the VCS by unplugging the wheel sensor. I unplug the sensor on the top of the frame rail on the passenger side since its out of the water/mud


    you could install a switch on the wire which would basically "plug in or unplug the sensor wire"
     
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    when you have some time can you take a picture of the sensor?
     
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    sure... stay tuned
     
  13. Sep 21, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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    actually the driver side sensor is easiest to get to. You can experiment adding a switch with wiring into the cab as a disabling switch but im not sure how the added resistance of long wires will effect the pulse signal of the sensor... maybe ill try it today...


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  14. Sep 21, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    OP,

    You could try unplugging the Yaw Rate sensor, which is under your seat. If that works for you, you could then install a switch to interrupt the ground wire for the sensor, so you can disable ABS/VSC whenever you want. This saves you the trouble of feeding wiring from the engine bay back into the cab.

    The Off-road trucks are cake to do this mod using the locker trick

    Wiring diagram is attached to this post. The one for your truck is ABS-VAC. For the off-road guys, they would need the ABS-Hyd.

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    Here is a thread of a writeup on how to disable ABS, but he does not have VSC.

    ABS disable mod for 05+ Tacomas w/o VSC & locking diff write up *pics*
     

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    Nice post Crom , thanks
     
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