Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 13:41:14 -0000
From: "David KITCHING" <>
Subject: Re: '86 9000 driveability problem (long)

My '85 Turbo 16 manual 5 speed doesn't do this. Although I think all early turbo cars do occasionaly display this characteristic when being driven gently. Mine has done it. Or rather I can get it do it. Not quite sure what I do to avoid it...I've just learnt to drive in a way which prevents it happening. The early 9000 turbos are known for being lumpy in traffic apparently... Dave Kitching Eric Law wrote in message <_7QE2.547$>... >OK, so here's a tough one. > >I've got an '86 9000 turbo 5-speed with a subtle driveability problem that's >driving me nuts. Basically, the car "hiccups" when you go from off- to >on-the-throttle. > >Could this be characteristic of all 9000 turbos? I've never driven another >with a 5-speed. I've driven automatics, they don't do it. I've driven >(many) 900's, and they don't do it either.

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