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  • eric_landstrom eric_landstrom Feb 23, 2010 2:52 PM Flag

    Fords VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL problem

    On my F-150, the throttle system averages throttle input and sends that out to the stepper motor that controls the throttle plates. The sense from driving it was a lack of feedback. At one point I did for a moment have the truck accelerating when I slammed on the brakes before the ECU backed off the gas. I didn't think the issue was dangerous, just stupid. My solution was to install a tuner and reduce the dwell on the throttle position to zero. The result is the truck drives normal with good feedback.

 
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