What is the switch for in the 2006? Does it lock the front to rear?
From what I've read the 2006's button locks the transmission into a 55:45 full-time four-wheel drive split, vice the default front-wheel drive with electronic "on-demand" arrangement.GigaHz said:What is the switch for in the 2006? Does it lock the front to rear?
I really don't want to sound cynical. I hope this system works great. But in the absence of any description of how it can detect slippage before it happens, I feel compelled to ask if it also has the following features: detect the winning lottery numbers before they are picked; detect the winning football teams before the games are played; detect an icy patch on the road before it is reached -oh wait, we said it can do that one.csis_agent said:The 4WD system Toyota has implented is it detects BEFORE the actual slippage from what I hear the 4WD system is great.
Where can I pre-order that edition?I feel compelled to ask if it also has the following features: detect the winning lottery numbers before they are picked; detect the winning football teams before the games are played;
OK, but isn't a prediction really an estimate of the liklihood of an event under given circumstances? :wink:Plas said:The correct word here is probably not "predict". More like estimates the likelihood of slipping given the conditions, and reacts accordingly.
Yes, similar but the MDX "lock" cuts out at 18 mph and is only available in gears 1&2. Once it disengages it does not re-engage unless you hit the button again. That makes sense really. The purpose of the lock is to get you "unstuck". When you hit 18 mph you presumably are no longer in such hazardous conditions. I am quite happy with the system overall. I really haven't longed to have the full time AWD since the MDX's system is so good.jabba2000 said: