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Delayed Acceleration

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Old 10-18-2013, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr.Deek View Post
Hello,

I've been Drivin 4 Ford Taurus and now a 08' Ford Fusion V6 all the big models. I can say they have all been the same, the rev's function normally, but the automatic clutch is slow to engage when experiencing a big rev difference.

Things to try:
- Turn off the traction control. This makes a big rev / power difference, without the computer trying to smooth out the acceleration.
- Also drive a little crazy, find a good hill, get the car in a downshift from the hill, wait untill after the car shifts back normaly and try testing again, when the car gets into "Sport" mode as i call it, it works with quick auto gear changes as well.

If you've been driving ford cars as i have this is normal and is always repeatable and never had any problems other then getting used to it.

Thank you.
Mr.Deek
Thanks for your input. It is my wife's car and she doesn't seem to mind it which is I suppose what is really the important thing. I can't stand driving it due to the acceleration delays. I like just about everything else about the car, but for me; I wouldn't have it. I might try turning off the traction control when I'm driving it though. It's even annoying to me to have to wait for it to shift into reverse. I've seen a number of folks complain about that. Wait, wait, wait... But, that's the difference between my wife and I. She notices nothing and I'm totally impatient about everything.
Thanks again for your suggestions.
 
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