Removing Adaptive Dampers?

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Nugs » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:23 am

So coilovers are on, but does anyone know what this is?
Another sensor?
They didn't want to remove it so it's currently zip tied to the strut.

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by PazzaAE86 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:53 pm

I asked the very same question last Friday when fitting my coilovers.

It's a damper acceleration sensor apparently, and I guess it's mounted on the strut to sense vertical movement, which the dampers use to stiffen the shocks up when needed.. Would be my guess.

I looked on realoem.com at passive dampers and on my friends passive M2 and non had the box on the strut. So I junked it and tucked the loom.

I suspect if you have adaptive coded out, then unplug it and it throws a code, then it needs to stay, but I believe it's all part of the adaptive.
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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Nugs » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:00 am

Thanks again, I'll remove it and tuck away the wires.

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by PazzaAE86 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:27 pm

Nugs wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:00 am
Thanks again, I'll remove it and tuck away the wires.
Just an update, Wibbles coded out my adaptive this evening, can confirm that white box is definitely a part of the VDC module, I'm now fault code free and have all driving modes available again and can now start to enjoy my coilovers!

Get yourself booked in with him and he will sort your car out.

Cheers
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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Nugs » Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:04 am

PazzaAE86 wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:27 pm
Nugs wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:00 am
Thanks again, I'll remove it and tuck away the wires.
Just an update, Wibbles coded out my adaptive this evening, can confirm that white box is definitely a part of the VDC module, I'm now fault code free and have all driving modes available again and can now start to enjoy my coilovers!

Get yourself booked in with him and he will sort your car out.

Cheers
Thanks for the update.
Not sure where Wibbles is located, but I’m in Australia so it may be a bit difficult :lol:

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by PazzaAE86 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:54 am

Nugs wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:04 am
PazzaAE86 wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:27 pm
Nugs wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:00 am
Thanks again, I'll remove it and tuck away the wires.
Just an update, Wibbles coded out my adaptive this evening, can confirm that white box is definitely a part of the VDC module, I'm now fault code free and have all driving modes available again and can now start to enjoy my coilovers!

Get yourself booked in with him and he will sort your car out.

Cheers
Thanks for the update.
Not sure where Wibbles is located, but I’m in Australia so it may be a bit difficult :lol:
He can do it remotely, location no issue. All you need is a Windows laptop, good WiFi and a cable of his. Winner!
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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Nugs » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:27 am

PazzaAE86 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:54 am
Nugs wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:04 am
PazzaAE86 wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:27 pm


Just an update, Wibbles coded out my adaptive this evening, can confirm that white box is definitely a part of the VDC module, I'm now fault code free and have all driving modes available again and can now start to enjoy my coilovers!

Get yourself booked in with him and he will sort your car out.

Cheers
Thanks for the update.
Not sure where Wibbles is located, but I’m in Australia so it may be a bit difficult :lol:
He can do it remotely, location no issue. All you need is a Windows laptop, good WiFi and a cable of his. Winner!
How do I get in touch with Wibbles?
I am having no luck getting this done locally.

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by PazzaAE86 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:17 am

I sent him a message on here and went from there :)
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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Wibbles » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:07 am

Nugs wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:27 am
PazzaAE86 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:54 am
Nugs wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:04 am


Thanks for the update.
Not sure where Wibbles is located, but I’m in Australia so it may be a bit difficult :lol:
He can do it remotely, location no issue. All you need is a Windows laptop, good WiFi and a cable of his. Winner!
How do I get in touch with Wibbles?
I am having no luck getting this done locally.
email me at: enquiries@brdiagnostics.co.uk

The time difference in Australia will make it more tricky but I'm sure we can sort it out.

I suspect it would also be better for you to purchase a cable locally as the shipping time to Aus would not be good, or cheap! :)

Cheers

Craig
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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Nugs » Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:00 am

Wibbles wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:07 am
Nugs wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:27 am
PazzaAE86 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:54 am


He can do it remotely, location no issue. All you need is a Windows laptop, good WiFi and a cable of his. Winner!
How do I get in touch with Wibbles?
I am having no luck getting this done locally.
email me at: enquiries@brdiagnostics.co.uk

The time difference in Australia will make it more tricky but I'm sure we can sort it out.

I suspect it would also be better for you to purchase a cable locally as the shipping time to Aus would not be good, or cheap! :)

Cheers

Craig
Just wanted to follow up and say Craig sorted my car out and was easy to work with despite the 8 hour time difference and my limited availability.
Thanks again mate.

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Re: Removing Adaptive Dampers?

Post by Wibbles » Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:13 pm

Thanks Luke, I really appreciate your business.
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