Originally Posted by blasman
I believe the "launch control" feature is really just the BOA, which I believe is mentioned in the manual somewhere. Brake Over Accelerator, so that if you accelerator pedal gets stuck, if you push on the brake, the car doesn't listen to the gas pedal position anymore and limits the revs. I seem to remember reading some troubleshooting document on motorcraftservice for people complaining about lack of acceleration can be caused by someone resting their foot on the brake...
The brake override is supposed to cut the throttle entirely, so that doesn't seem right.