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Old 06-01-2012, 02:36 PM   #111
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Just got the car back and this was definitely a much need update.

The main reason I brought my car in was when you use to let the clutch out, occasionally it would just drop in rpms and no matter how much you pressed on the throttle... you couldn't get it moving... then all of a sudden like someone flipped a switch... you take off. Very strange.

Now that the update has been applied everything seems great. Car is very willing to accelerate from clutch engagement.
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Old 06-01-2012, 02:43 PM   #112
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Just got the car back and this was definitely a much need update.

The main reason I brought my car in was when you use to let the clutch out, occasionally it would just drop in rpms and no matter how much you pressed on the throttle... you couldn't get it moving... then all of a sudden like someone flipped a switch... you take off. Very strange.

Now that the update has been applied everything seems great. Car is very willing to accelerate from clutch engagement.
awesome man! same symptoms and results here. I'm loving driving this car...finally!
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Old 06-01-2012, 02:44 PM   #113
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I just got mine done today.

I've noticed some surging when cruising at 65-75, and I was always annoying by the lack of throttle response when taking off in 1st.

(I don't need a lecture from anyone on how they can take off on a 15% grade in 2 gear without the throttle; I don't care. I could take off in 4th with my old F150 with a straight-six. Not the issue).

Yesterday, on my way home from work, it felt like someone wedged a 2x4 under the gas pedal. I could barely keep it up to 60 on the highway, and I had to leave the car slowly rev through each gear change.

An engine restart fixed it, but I had the dealer look at it (I drive 70 miles a day, don't want to be stranded).

No codes, but they applied the TSB. Fingers crossed.
This happened to me once, it almost felt like it was running out of gas. I think I had mine on cruise control then it suddenly started to lose speed. I literally floored the gas pedal and it didn't budge the tach at all, almost like a severly clogged fuel filter. I pulled over, restarted the car and all was well. This happened to me 3 times since owning the car (6months). Took it to the dealer and they couldn't find anything wrong with the car :(
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Old 06-01-2012, 02:46 PM   #114
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awesome man! same symptoms and results here. I'm loving driving this car...finally!
I only have about 20 miles on it since the update but I can see how this will make the car much much more enjoyable to drive. On a side note, since the update it has completely killed the vibration from my MS3 RMM with CS inserts. So that's definitely a plus as well.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:33 PM   #115
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Have intermittent hesitation as described by multiple members--took to dealer who is unable to reproduce and tell me they don't find any codes in the computer. Apparently won't do the update without the codes being present in the engine computer. As I read this TSB it sounds like the codes may be present or the symptoms may be present or both. Is that correct or do the codes have to be present to get the update?
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:54 AM   #116
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no codes should be necessary. It's a service update, to help solve issues customers are experiencing. Designed for the exact reason you brought your car in the first place! I would say do one of two things. 1 take it to another dealership, or 2 contact Noemi on here and have the problem escalated. Personally, I think that's BS and I wouldn't want to even give that dealership more dough.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:10 AM   #117
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Uh, wrong. No throttle and the engine stalls. Pretty simple.
You've never launched just by slowly taking your foot off the clutch?
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You've never launched just by slowly taking your foot off the clutch?
I never COULD until the TSB. Maybe when the car was cold, first thing in the morning.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:35 AM   #119
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You've never launched just by slowly taking your foot off the clutch?
That's done and over with (and has been) and isn't exactly pertinent to the thread.

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