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ABLS making that noise?

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Earlier this year I was driving my X on the beach and this past weekend I was playing around in a muddy field/parking lot. Both times I noticed a fairly loud, rapid and harsh clicking sound whenever I was moving at any amount of speed. I was a bit busy working the wheel to really look at the dash but it seemed like to me the SLIP light was on/flashing at the same time I was hearing the noise.

So that tells me that the noise I was hearing was probably the ABLS system engaging/disengaging to minimize wheel spin and all is normal. That sound about right to everyone? Have you all noticed the same noise when the ABLS system kicks in on your Xs?

And, if so, is there any (easy) way to turn the system off? I understand how the ABLS system works and how it helps. But for times like this weekend when I just want to throw my X into slides, spin the wheels and toss mud all over the place, I really don't want the ABLS system active. The manual says that turning VDC off will still allow the ABLS system to function so I guess that's not an option.
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Just turn VDC off, you can still fish tail and do donuts..
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