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Overly Sensitive gas pedal

rpmgolfs

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Anyone find issues with a overly sensitive gas pedal ? I have to be very careful with mine. Put it Sport Mode and you'd better have a lid on that coffee or you'll be wearing it.
 
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themishmosh

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It's stupid. Way sensitive throttle in Sport to make it seem sporty and fast. I don't even put it in Sport for that reason.
 

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The only time I've noticed it is when driving and slowing down and then just touching the accelerator. That is in 'Normal' mode. I haven't really paid attention if it is the same in 'Conserve (ECO) mode.

Peter
 

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I’ve noticed it sometimes after I have backed up and shifted into Drive. I touch the gas to go forward and I feel like I’m in rocket ship mode for a moment.
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I guess they figured you’d want that sensitivity when in Sport mode. Just put it in Eco and it’s the exact opposite - very docile.
 

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Good point and that is something I need to play with. I don’t think I was in sport mode but I have to test again to be sure. Much to learn. Tnx for the tip.
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In Sport mode, the pedal map ratio is increased meaning the throttle blade is commanded to be open a lot more than normal given the amount of pedal application. Typically Ford's electronic throttle bodies are very laggy, so it might be a good thing.
 

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I have noticed that intermittently upon acceleration from a stop the Explorer will jolt or jump forward with the slightest acceleration. Does anyone else have a similar problem?
 
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I have noticed that intermittently upon acceleration from a stop the Explorer will jolt or jump forward with the slightest acceleration. Does anyone else have a similar problem?
If its really a 2020 explorer take it back and tell them you want your money. Not off to a good start already.
 

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I have noticed that intermittently upon acceleration from a stop the Explorer will jolt or jump forward with the slightest acceleration. Does anyone else have a similar problem?
I believe this has been discussed before referring to a 'touchy' or sensitive gas pedal.

Peter
 

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I have noticed that intermittently upon acceleration from a stop the Explorer will jolt or jump forward with the slightest acceleration. Does anyone else have a similar problem?
Your thread was merged with this one found using the 'Search' feature.

Peter
 
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