Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 21:27:50 +0100
From: Colin Stamp <>
Subject: Re: "Throttle body" on 9-5 -- why!?

On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:06:47 -0400, Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*> wrote: >John B wrote: >> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 18:58:52 +0100, Colin Stamp wrote: >> >>>>personally, i hate throttle-by-wire. >>> >>>No. You hate some cars which have throttle-by-wire. Unless you've >>>tried the same car both with and without it, you can't tell if it's >>>the throttle-by-wire you hate. >>> >> >> >> I must agree. I regularly drive a c900 and a 2001 9-3, and I find them to be >> equally responsive to the throttle. >> >> John > > >Is the 2001 9-3 a standard transmission, John? Probably not or you >would not say that. When you release the accelerator it there is a >delay before the throttle closes. It is extremely annoying and one of >the main reasons I ditched my 2000 9-3SE. On an automatic trans car you >would hardly be able to notice it. > >-Fred W Are you sure your 9-3 had an electronic throttle? In the UK at least, the 2000 9-3 LPT had a cable throttle. I had one for about a year before getting a 2001 Aero (which does have an electronic throttle). Both are manual and I didn't notice that problem on either car. Cheers, Colin.

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