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Old 01-15-2019, 02:45 PM   #11
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I have a 2015 4x4 LR144. I agree that it is no Jeep or Land Rover (I have a Discovery II) but the M-B system is competent for basic exploration in dirt and mountain roads. No way you are gone a match a custom Jeep/LR but it fulfill most of our needs and allow us to go where no 2wd Sprinter could with safety IMO. Also, with the harsh winter in Québec, it is essential to have 4 wheels. We are very satisfied by our choice of 4wd over the 2wd.
Turning off the traction control helped sometimes on our side.
It is also possible to electronically lock the four wheels but it requires specific steps on the steering wheel buttons to get to that "cheat mode". It cannot be use at more than 10 km/h and only for a short period. I got that trick from a dealer and have tried it once...
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Old 01-19-2019, 03:49 AM   #12
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I have a 2015 4x4 LR144. I agree that it is no Jeep or Land Rover (I have a Discovery II) but the M-B system is competent for basic exploration in dirt and mountain roads. No way you are gone a match a custom Jeep/LR but it fulfill most of our needs and allow us to go where no 2wd Sprinter could with safety IMO. Also, with the harsh winter in Québec, it is essential to have 4 wheels. We are very satisfied by our choice of 4wd over the 2wd.
Turning off the traction control helped sometimes on our side.
It is also possible to electronically lock the four wheels but it requires specific steps on the steering wheel buttons to get to that "cheat mode". It cannot be use at more than 10 km/h and only for a short period. I got that trick from a dealer and have tried it once...
JF
What's that trick?!
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Old 01-19-2019, 10:20 AM   #13
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What's that trick?!
The only 'trick' I know of is to turn off ASR, is there another trick?

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Old 05-09-2019, 05:47 AM   #14
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Can you share any details of the steps for this?
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