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      08-02-2011, 10:18 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by rye m3 View Post
Isn't this the classic "bucking bronco" that happened with the E46? That car had a power button that was way too sensitive. It was worthless. The drive by wire throttle when on power and the car is cold is so sensitive that as you accelerate, your foot moves slightly back and lets off the gas. Damn thing is so sensititive, it is really hard to modulate. Just leave the power switch off when the car is cold.
I very much remember experiencing it with SMG and reading about it on forums back in my E46 days...I've experienced the surge once in the two weeks I've owned my E92 W/DCT. I will say I've been able to avoid it (so far) by adapting my throttle tip-in.
Current Ride: 2016 535i\Xdrive\Mediterranean Blue\Oyster Nappa Interior\Premium\Cold Weather\Drivers Assistance\Drivers Assistance Plus\Harmon Kardon\Multicountour Seats

Previous Rides: M235xi, X3, E92 M3, E70 X5 35d, X6 50i, X6 35i, E60 550i, E46 M3 Cabriolet, E39 540i, E36 328i

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