Re: Help, 05GT doing something weird..
On 14 Sep 2005 08:33:15 -0700, "2005GT" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I love this car, really, I do.. but it has a little issue that is
>getting more irritating as the newness wears off.
>On the highway, when I drop it into fourth and floor the throttle, it
>revs up and engages just fine, runs wide open for a second or less,
>then cuts out as if I take my foot off the pedal completely and
>immediately engages again to full accelleration.. It's never more than
>a second after I floor it, and never lasts for more than a measurable
>blip in time. The resulting jerk of this feels painful for the
>transmission and my neck as well.
>It never does it in 1st or 2nd, only on the highway when dropping to
>4th or 3rd. I have had it happen both when the traction control is on
>and also when it is off. It's not just as if I lift on the pedal a
>little, it's definitely a complete drop in throttle.
>Any suggestions greatly appreciated!
I've had a similar problem when leaving a stop. Car starts to accelerate, cuts
out (quick jerk) for a half-second, then picks right up again. It's happened
twice and is one of the things I'll tell the dealer when it goes in for the 5000
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