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Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:47 am

Does anyone know what this button(beside traction control) is for? If cycled on-off while all lights are off, I can hear the click of a relay.

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Can't find any mention of it in the handbook.
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Re: strange button

Postby goz_83 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:54 am

I would guess and say it could be the aerial. Your car has one, right?
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Re: strange button

Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:56 am

goz_83 wrote:I would guess and say it could be the aerial. Your car has one, right?


No, no external aerial. Isn't the switch for the motorized aerial (mine is blank), opposite to the front fogs switch.
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Re: strange button

Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:03 am

Speaking of the aerial, can a motorized one be retrofitted? I quite dislike blank buttons; maybe I'll just make an alarm led out of it...
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Re: strange button

Postby brccrx » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:55 am

Front motorized aerial switch.
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Re: strange button

Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:37 pm

brccrx wrote:Front motorized aerial switch.


Thank you. I presume this was some Japanese option.
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Re: strange button

Postby Bernard » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:52 pm

Do you have this option perhaps?
As far as I know it's a parking aid...
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Re: strange button

Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:57 pm

Bernard wrote:Do you have this option perhaps?
As far as I know it's a parking aid...


Thanks for the help guys!

I think the car did have that option, but it was removed at some point. The control circuit for it is still in there tho.

Guess ultrasonic sensors weren't really a thing when the FTO was designed :lol: .
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Re: strange button

Postby Bernard » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:01 pm

Sensors were a separate option, you can see them in the picture above with the control button by the gear stick.
The telescopic pole was just a visual aid, a typically Japanese oddity.

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Re: strange button

Postby Superwofy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:42 pm

Bernard wrote:Sensors were a separate option, you can see them in the picture above with the control button by the gear stick.
The telescopic pole was just a visual aid, a typically Japanese oddity.

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