Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 21:09:32 +0200
From: "Mark Gerritsma" <usenetnospamtmfweb.nld>
Subject: Re: TiD Question

sadders wrote: > When I get on the motorway and need to accelerate up to speed with my > foot right down, it seems to accelerate slower than on the town roads > (this might just be my perception of it). Simply because you are in a higher gear accelleration will be slower. I sometimes have the same feeling, which immediately disappears when I floor it in 5th and notice I outaccellerate most other cars with ease. > At speeds of above 60mph in 5th gear the acceleration seems to be > really slow, no extra power to overtake etc. Try timing your car. 50mph to 75mph should take around 9 seconds in 4th and 12 seconds in 5th. If it's significantly slower there may be something wrong. > I have read a bit on this forum about the MAF sensor. Might this be a > problem? Could very well be. Powerloss is a sign of a failing sensor. Mark

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