Disabling ABS

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I've found out, that LC 100 has a multi program ABS, but ABS is fully turned off only when rear diff lock is engaged. It bothers me as I'm not able to brake efficiently on gravel. Did anyone figured how to disable ABS (except for the "pull the plug" method)? For me it would be great if ABS would be turned off when center diff lock is engaged. Where is the ABS computer and does anyone have a wiring diagram (I don't have a factory service manual :frown: - does anyone have it in electronic form?).

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I am very interested in the "LOGIC" for the control of the ABS (and other things) and would love to know the parameters that turn it on and off, ie. what is selected, what speed , what gear, what transfer position, locker diff selected or not (on models that have it) etc etc. I am soon( hopefully) to fit airlockers to my vehicle (no original elockers) and had intended switching the inputs to the combination meter or ECU if I can find them (there are so many SPARE wires and connectors everywhere) so that when I switch my diffs in it will use the original lights on the dash to indicate them. This however could cause confusion with the ABS etc. Any info on the system would be great.
 

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Have you tried the method used for the 80-series? Engage CDL with dash switch, drive @ approx 42 mph for approx 100 meters, then disengage CDL with dash switch, ABS remains deactivated...
 
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On a 100-series ABS is not disabled, when CDL is engaged. It is only disabed when RDL is engaged. ABS on a 100-series is "smart" and it switches to a different program when CDL is engaged - if you ask me, this is bullsh... On what kind of road would you engage a CDL and need ABS?

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clownmidget said:
Have you tried the method used for the 80-series? Engage CDL with dash switch, drive @ approx 42 mph for approx 100 meters, then disengage CDL with dash switch, ABS remains deactivated...
What forum is this CM? You must be shopping for a 100? :D
 
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Today I did the "magic pin 7" conversion - and the central diff lock is now only manually operated. I've located the ABS computer, but there are just too many cables, to test them in all possible settings (with Hi/Low gear, CDL on/off, RDL on/off). If anyone posts a wiring diagram for ABS computer, I promise to post the full modification instructions with photos. There must be someone out there with a factory service manual - at least with a paper version - make a photo and publish it!

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By the way Samo, what year, model, engine, tranny, is your vehicle, do you have rigid or inependant front suspension, do you have a front diff lock?
 

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ShottsUZJ100 said:
What forum is this CM? You must be shopping for a 100? :D
Just trying to help where I can ;) Of course my first answer to this post was "Immediately trade your 100 for an 80 that actually lets you decide what the frick you want activated and when...
 

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Nothing is necessarily the same on 100 series cruisers!!!!!!!!
I assume you have a manual transmission and I assume you have a rear toyota electric diff lock but not a front one. Can you confirm please. As previously mentioned, I don't have factory lockers, but I have 1HD-FTE and a 5 speed auto, and I don't have VSC or TRAC. I cannot disconnect CDL in low range and will probably go for the 7 pin mod, but "Bloodhound" has had trouble with his rear diff lock (indication?) and I am concerned if I utilise the difflock lamps in the combination meter (if I can find them) and possibly ECU as I wish to, that I may run into probs.
 
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Yes, I have a 5 speed manual and a Toyota electric rear locker (but no front locker). I did the "pin 7 magic". The only thing that bothers me now is ABS...
As far as I know, none of IFS 100-s had a front locking diff. And if you want to have a full time 4WD and a front locking diff, the only option is to buy an 80, or to upgrade the car yourself.

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Yes as far as I know you are correct with the rear locker only for the 100 IFS, but as I said, the 100 has many variants. My owners manual explains the use and availability of front and rear lockers, rear only locker, and no locker( as in not available as an option) and therefore the ECU's(or different ones) have to cater for these different options. My dash (combination meter) has lights on it for CDL (orange) which lights up, 4 wheel drive mode ( Green, doesn't light up), Rear diff locked (Red, doesn't light up) and front diff locked (Red, doesn't light up), so there are lots of different possibilities, and I hope to use the front and rear diff red lights and get them working when I switch my air lockers in. Only thing is, how will this fitt into the current ECU which is not ready for these inputs to be activated on this particular model?
 
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ABS has it's own ECU (located on he left above the clutch pedal - at least in my car). Main ECU (motor management) is behind the glove compartent (on the right). That's why I don't belive they've put in different ABS computers.
So do you have a wiring diagram or not?

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clownmidget said:
Just trying to help where I can ;) Of course my first answer to this post was "Immediately trade your 100 for an 80 that actually lets you decide what the frick you want activated and when...
Excellent! Self control. I'm trying to learn the same. :D
 

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SamoL said:
If anyone posts a wiring diagram for ABS computer, I promise to post the full modification instructions with photos. There must be someone out there with a factory service manual - at least with a paper version - make a photo and publish it!
PM me your email address and I'll send you what I have.
 
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I did it! (thanx for the wiring diagram hoser)
I'll post pictures tomorrow, as it's getting late. But in short: all you have to do is to change wires on pins 6 (red & blue) and 7 (pink? & black) on a 16-pin connector on the ABS ECU (this connector is the middle one). This way engaging CDL will also turn off ABS. If you don't want ABS to be controlled by the CDL switch (if you want to controll it independently), you can switch off ABS by disconnecting wire from pin 6 (red & blue). To do so, use another switch.

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P.S.: Modification suitable only for drivers who know how to brake without ABS ;).
 

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Well done Samo, you have just been voted by me as the gun to sort out all sorts of electrical problems and modifications!
 
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Well, I'm sure I'm not the one to sort ALL electrical problems, as I'm a computer programmer ;). But this one was easy.

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