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      10-23-2012, 06:51 PM   #1
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DTC/DSC off and driving mode

I just noticed that if i turn DSC/DTC fully off, even if you put the car in sport+ first, then fully disable DSC, it feels like the suspension/steering/throttle was set to comfort mode.
Can someone comfirm this?
Is there any setting you can change or code into the car so when DSC/DTC is fully off, the car stays in Sport+?
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      10-23-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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And as soon as you engage cruise control it drops out of sport+
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      10-29-2012, 05:46 AM   #3
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And as soon as you engage cruise control it drops out of sport+
you didnt answer the question
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      10-29-2012, 09:40 AM   #4
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you didnt answer the question
yea well.. i noticed this as well.. just turn off all then put back in sport should suffice
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      03-04-2013, 10:34 AM   #5
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I'm interested in it too... There's no way to leave sport+ and dsc fully off. When you disable the controls the car switch automatically to comfort mode... Any chance to solve it?
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      03-04-2013, 03:55 PM   #6
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This is what I noticed... in order to keep the chassis in sport mode (DHP - active shocks and steering) and turn off DSC, you have to hold down the DSC button for several seconds (about 5-10 or so).

It then does not switch back to Comfort mode. It reverts to Sport (not Sport+) but retains all the benefits of the active suspension and steering. The drivetrain seems to go back to comfort mode, which basically means no twitchy throttle. I actually prefer it that way; with DSC off you really want to be able to feather the throttle easily and not have it be so twitchy, especially at speed.
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When I put the car into sport+ the DSC yellow light on the dash turns on. Doesn't that mean DSC is automatically off in Sport+?
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      03-04-2013, 08:41 PM   #8
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I believe that means its not off, but in a 'lower' mode. To turn it off you have to hold it as SergioK demonstrates with pics.
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