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CX-7 4wd System

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Old 06-10-2019, 06:54 PM
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Hi all.

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At the weekend I was talking to a friend, and we were discussing the 4wd systems on my CX-7, and his Audio Quattro. He informed me that he has an override button fitted to his car, which locks it into 4wd (50/50 split) which helps when off road.

Is there such an override that could be fitted to the CX-7?

Thanks.
 
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Old 06-11-2019, 07:08 AM
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There is no switch from factory. However I've always wondered if you could wire up a switch to energise the AWD clutch pack.

Whether or not the multiple computers/module would get upset and go into limp mode is the unknown.
 
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Old 06-11-2019, 10:24 AM
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Yeah, I know nothing is actually fitted, but I just thought it would be good if it could be. I'm sure it would be possible (anything is with enough time/money/skill).
 
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There's only two wires going to the 4WD solenoid, I assume its Power & earth from the 4WD control module.
 
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Any idea where said solenoid it?
 
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Its part of the clutch pack in front of the rear diff housing. #1 is the wiring loom.
 
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Thank you!!!
 
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