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Old 01-29-2013, 07:08 AM
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Found the first thing I hate about this truck... Is there any way to turn the traction control off on these things? I hit the button, but it still tries to straighten me out. Who's Dodge to say I can't hang a few donuts in the snowy parking lot at work before I go in? And actually, this system is more dangerous IMO than no traction control at all (like my past 3 trucks) because even last night, I was in the middle of a power slide, and it tried to straighten me out... but I was pointed towards the woods. I know yanking the ABS fuse will fix this but also kill my speedo. Is there anything the dealership can do as far as programming to cut this crap out? Really frustrated to the point where drifting isn't even fun... going to have to go buy a 2nd gen or something to take out in the snow if this nonsense keeps up.. :End Rant:
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I know man. I was so excited to turn off the traction control and unleash hell! Very disappointing, I figured that turning off the traction control would turn it off... or else whats the point? We'll have to wait for a programmer.
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Once the tuner market updates for 13, you'll be able to turn off those items. I know I could in the 12.
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I havent got nutty in my Ram yet, but in some of my last vehicles you could hold down the button for 5-7 seconds and it would disable everything. Anyone tried that?
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Tried it and nada... the only way you can disable everything is in 4-lo. So kind of pointless if you wanna pull some donuts.

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I am betting it has the same settings as my 12. The only way to disable it is through the ABS fuse or with a tuner.
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If its like mine('12), you can do it in 4-hi, but then, what is the point if you wanna rip some donuts??
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Bully Dog is releasing an update today of there tune for there GT Hemi+ tuner that will disable the TC for the 2012, that being said, hopefully you guys with the 2013 will soon get a compatible tuner that will do the same.
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These tuners void the warranty like the h&s did with my cummins?
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These tuners void the warranty like the h&s did with my cummins?
the new tuners are different, if your smart you won't have any issues.
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