Auto mode

In the auto mode, the system estimates the driving and road conditions using signals from the wheel speed sensor, throttle position sensor, steering angle sensor and brake switch, etc. According to the result, it electronically and automatically controls the degree of limitation of the differential action (LSD torque) to optimize the differential action of the center differential. When the ignition switch is turned ON, the AUTO indicator light on the combination meter illuminates.

In the auto mode, the system estimates the driving and road conditions using signals from the wheel speed sensor, throttle position sensor, steering angle sensor and brake switch, etc. According to the result, it electronically and automatically controls the degree of limitation of the differential action (LSD torque) to optimize the differential action of the center differential. When the ignition switch is turned ON, the AUTO indicator light on the combination meter illuminates.

The auto mode has 3 modes as follows.

Mode setting method

Mode setting method

In most situations, it is recommended that the AUTO mode is selected.

Push the control switch forward to select the AUTO [+] mode. After setting the mode,  on the combination meter illuminates.

Push the control switch forward to select the AUTO [+] mode. After setting the mode, on the combination meter illuminates.

Pull the control switch rearward to select the AUTO [−] mode. After setting the mode,  on the combination meter illuminates.

Pull the control switch rearward to select the AUTO [−] mode. After setting the mode, When the AUTO [+] mode is selected, pull the control switch rearward to change to the AUTO mode. When the AUTO [−] mode is set, push the control switch forward to change to the AUTO mode. on the combination meter illuminates.

When the AUTO [+] mode is selected, pull the control switch rearward to change to the AUTO mode. When the AUTO [−] mode is set, push the control switch forward to change to the AUTO mode.

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