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Old 08-03-2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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Angry 2014 focus hesitation on acceleration

brand new 250 miles. seems to hesitate or shudder on take off. no lights or codes present. any ideas thanks! oh it is an automatic trans


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Old 08-03-2013, 09:35 PM   #2
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Were u running e85 and then put regular gas on top of it.
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:38 PM   #3
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no I haven't put any gas in it yet. dealership filled it up. I assume regular gas.
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Old 08-03-2013, 10:23 PM   #4
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common as they come with these cars.......... Injected tuner takes away all of that
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With only 250 miles I bet the clutches still aren't broken in. I just hit over 6k in mine and there is little to no shudder.

As for the hesitation I imagine a tune or even a CAI/Exhaust might help. Mine has a little hesitation but its just till about 2k RPM. Put your foot into it more :P
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Old 08-03-2013, 11:57 PM   #6
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I bought my 2013 a few weeks ago...Had the same kind of stutter if I tried to step out of the clutch without fluttering the gas...I swapped out the stock filter for the K&N E-2993, and the stutter is gone. I filled the gas tank with 93 octane, and she's feeling hot! No stutter, and I don't regret passing up the ST..
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brand new 250 miles. seems to hesitate or shudder on take off. no lights or codes present. any ideas thanks! oh it is an automatic trans
Any updates? Has it gotten any better? I would recommend running premium fuel in it as that definitely helps but as others have said, you may have to wait a little while for everything to break in.
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oh my god its a lemon. take it back now. buy a mazdaruyota instead. derp.
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oh my god its a lemon. take it back now. buy a mazdaruyota instead. derp.
I just picked up my mazdaruyota today candy cherry red can't remember the model they have wired names but the one with the wing on the back 425,568.78 out the door. Just need to find somewhere I can get out of third into fourth to eighth gears....

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