Re: UK Focus Engine Racing On
Dont do that.
The regimen you describe is out of the ordinary and not recommended by
anyone I know of. And I have been hearing "Never coast to stop by
taking out of gear" since I started to drive, 55 years ago.
And COULD it be that you have Cruise control?
"P Cadman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Help I've got a 1800 Zetec Ford Focus Millennium Edition car.
> When I drive the car at 60 mph the car runs fine - if I dip the clutch
> the revs on the car drop to 800rpms like they should do.
> But if drive the car at 60 mph and take the car out of gear the engine
> races onto about 4000rpms until I put the car back in gear.
> The problem only occurs when the car is warm.
> If I approach a junction, I come down the gears 'if there's time' but
> come the last couple of yards I take the car out of gear and coast to
> a stop - this is when the car again races onto 4000rpms and when it
> gets there it returns to 800rpm or if the car stops it returns to
> I was wondering if anyone has had a similar problem and if so can you
> please help out.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!