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ArumnDark
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Apr 21, 10:22pm - #161766 
Throttle slow to respond?

I've asked this on another thread, but figured I'd give it one of it's own.

I have an '04 GTS (drive by wire), and the pedal gives me between a half inch to an inch of play before the engine responds.
I'm wondering if it's like that on all of these cars with drive by wire, of if it's something I can just adjust. Or should I take it to the dealer and have them fix it?
(I live kind of far from a dealer, so I'm hoping I can fix it myself, but it is under warranty still.)

Thanks!

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Apr 22, 12:22am - #161767 
take it to the dealer if its under warantee... especially if you're still stock.

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Apr 22, 5:38am - #161768 
I believe there is a dial adjustment inside the cabin under the steering wheel.

On my car, never seen an 04 underneath


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Apr 22, 4:03pm - #161769 
try what diablo said or take it to the dealer, maybe its like that from the factory for highway or sumthin


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Apr 22, 4:07pm - #161770 
yea, i don't think there is any free play on my 03...

have dealer check it out.


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Apr 22, 7:02pm - #161771 
Ok, thank you folks.
I think I'll have to be takin' it to the dealer (which sux, because I'm a few hours away from the nearest one tongue )

I haven't been able to find any adjustments anywhere, but I'm gonna keep looking still.

I found a little plasic black piece that says something like OBD II or some such. Has various wires running from it, but I don't know what it is. Anyways, it's not an adjustable piece wink


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