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Originally Posted by KentsOkay View Post
Noob question, how do I know if ASR is on or off?
The ASR light on the DIC (digital information center) will come on ASR OFF
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The ASR is traction control with it on it is like a touring mode and with it off performence mode .
Hi, Following your reply I thought you might be able to answer a question for me. I have a 1993 C4 auto and there is no switch above the main light switch so have I got it or not? I can't drift it around corners and never even managed wheel spin. It takes off great and sticks to the road like glue, but it's very boring. Is it permanently on? I'm in the Uk and nobody here has a clue so I would be grateful if you have any ideas, regards, Adrian.
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Originally Posted by KentsOkay View Post
Noob question, how do I know if ASR is on or off?
ASR OFF will illuminate on the drivers information center. I'd keep mine off but the light bugs the sh*t out of me.
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by KentsOkay View Post
Noob question, how do I know if ASR is on or off?
Originally Posted by ancrum View Post
Hi, Following your reply I thought you might be able to answer a question for me. I have a 1993 C4 auto and there is no switch above the main light switch so have I got it or not? I can't drift it around corners and never even managed wheel spin. It takes off great and sticks to the road like glue, but it's very boring. Is it permanently on? I'm in the Uk and nobody here has a clue so I would be grateful if you have any ideas, regards, Adrian.
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No, the traction control did not arrive until the 1994 model year. Cheers!
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Originally Posted by Kens94 View Post
ASR OFF will illuminate on the drivers information center. I'd keep mine off but the light bugs the sh*t out of me.
Thanks for the reply, someone else posted below saying that traction contol wasn't fitted until 1994. Judging by other coments it seems you're better off without it. I'll have put my foot down harder!
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Originally Posted by ancrum View Post
Hi, Following your reply I thought you might be able to answer a question for me. I have a 1993 C4 auto and there is no switch above the main light switch so have I got it or not?
Look again.
It isn't a switch, but a button you push.
See picture below.


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No, the traction control did not arrive until the 1994 model year. Cheers!
I believe it was 1992

Here is a picture of a '93.
The blue box shows the ASR button (Acceleration Slip Regulation)

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Originally Posted by RollaMo-LT4 View Post
Look again.
It isn't a switch, but a button you push.
See picture below.




I believe it was 1992

Here is a picture of a '93.
The blue box shows the ASR button (Acceleration Slip Regulation)

Hmmm was it an option prior to 94? I've been in a few early 90's that did not have the ASR. Thanks Ken
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Old 08-09-2017, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Kens94 View Post
Hmmm was it an option prior to 94? I've been in a few early 90's that did not have the ASR. Thanks Ken
It was standard equipment beginning with the LT1 engine in 1992.
Was not available before that.

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Originally Posted by RollaMo-LT4 View Post
It was standard equipment beginning with the LT1 engine in 1992.
Was not available before that.

it is on my '92 and came standard.
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Originally Posted by GreyGhost View Post
are you talking about the button above the headlight switch? If so..that just turns off the ASR, which means the back end will step out on you. That is not the same as selective ride fd
control..the FX3.
Hi, thanks for the reply, there is no button, someone else said it didn't appear untill 94 another poster said he had on a 92. Mines definitely a 93 as I checked out the vin, bizarre!
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Originally Posted by JimLentz View Post
it is on my '92 and came standard.
Hi, thanks for the reply, I can't find a button anywhere and it's definitely a '93 as I checked the vin on an American website. I also noticed a harness passing from the fire wall to the engine compartment has been cut off, probably about 1/2 diameter. Might this have been for tyre pressure monitoring as everything works?
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Originally Posted by ancrum View Post
Hi, thanks for the reply, there is no button, someone else said it didn't appear untill 94 another poster said he had on a 92. Mines definitely a 93 as I checked out the vin, bizarre!
See the picture I showed above of a 1993 dash.
It shows the ASR button in the circled in the blue box.

It was standard equipment in all 1993 Corvettes.

If you don't have that button, post up a picture of what your dash looks like.
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One thing that may not have been stressed quite enough is this .... when the vette gets away from you it tends to happen ... like that... and then things happen quickly.

Be careful putting your foot into it going round a corner on the street.
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Here they speak about the introduction of ASR as a standard feature in the 1992 Corvette.

Beyond the engine, the 1992 Corvettes benefited from a new standard traction-control system called Acceleration Slip Regulation which was developed in conjunction with Germany’s Bosch company.
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Really curious to see this 93 with no ASR button... my 92 has it and like somebody mentioned before it's standard equipment when they changed over the engines.
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Originally Posted by RollaMo-LT4 View Post
See the picture I showed above of a 1993 dash.
It shows the ASR button in the circled in the blue box.

It was standard equipment in all 1993 Corvettes.

If you don't have that button, post up a picture of what your dash looks like.
Hi, thanks for the reply, I'm not getting the picture of your dash you posted for some reason. Can you email to me direct to [email protected] please. I will send you or post a photo of the dash, it's completely in bits at the moment follwing a break in where someone snapped of the gear shifter to steal the dvd. Welcome to England, they couldn't get it out so they smashed it to bits. Thanks once again for you help, regards,
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Originally Posted by Kens94 View Post
Hmmm was it an option prior to 94? I've been in a few early 90's that did not have the ASR. Thanks Ken
Hi, thanks for the reply, there's definitely no swich in that position, I will post a photo soon (car in storage after being vandalised) The reason I asked was whilst looking for parts I saw a light switch panel for sale with that swich on and as mine dosen't have it I became curious, thank once again for your reply, regards, Adrian.
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Originally Posted by ancrum View Post
Hi, thanks for the reply, I'm not getting the picture of your dash you posted for some reason. Can you email to me direct to [email protected] please. I will send you or post a photo of the dash, it's completely in bits at the moment follwing a break in where someone snapped of the gear shifter to steal the dvd. Welcome to England, they couldn't get it out so they smashed it to bits. Thanks once again for you help, regards,
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Hi, I've got the picture now thanks, definitely no switch there, thanks.
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Originally Posted by ancrum View Post
Hi, I've got the picture now thanks, definitely no switch there, thanks.
Do you have the ASR components under the hood? They say ASR on them, are black plastic on the drivers side of the engine. Was the car originally an export to the UK? Perhaps ASR was not available there.

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Originally Posted by JimLentz View Post
Do you have the ASR components under the hood? They say ASR on them, are black plastic on the drivers side of the engine. Was the car originally an export to the UK? Perhaps ASR was not available there.
Hi Jim, from memory the only things in that location are the cruise control bellows above the battery and alongside (inboard) is the ecu, haven't noticed anyting with ASR marked on it. Will double check on next visit and let you know. There dosen't seem too much space in that area either.
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