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I have 2009 Sorento EX European version. 3.3 gasoline, automatic, 4x4 low only. This model has no "ESP OFF" button, instead of button there is blan on dashboard. Though it still has traction control. Is there any way to manually switch off the traction control? (Remove fuse for example).
Ia have no idea why the button is not there in the first place.

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iirc, even if you has 'ESC', disabling 'ESC' may not actually disable Traction control ('TCS') ... 'ESC' is so much more than plain traction control.

And, even if you could disable 'TCS', why would you want to?
I did some research. This model is originally sold in Greece (I bought it slightly used). Seems like it does not have ESC. But it definitely has TCS.
I want to switch it off to have fun on ice :)
Next time I go on ice i will try to disable ABS and TCS completely by removing fuses (though I'm not 100% sure whitch ones).

Sorento fun 1 - YouTube

Sorento fun 2 - YouTube

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I did some research. This model is originally sold in Greece (I bought it slightly used). Seems like it does not have ESC. But it definitely has TCS.
I want to switch it off to have fun on ice :)
Next time I go on ice i will try to disable ABS and TCS completely by removing fuses (though I'm not 100% sure whitch ones).

Sorento fun 1 - YouTube

Sorento fun 2 - YouTube

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Those two videos (no offence) don't make it look fun at all... I've seen better done with a Chrysler Minivan ;)


Not my video, but I've played around with it at the local grocery store after hours ;)

The Sorento will spin like nobodys business when in RWD only, and damn near impossible to break free when 4x4 is on. I don't have any stability control features.
 
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