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Old 04-03-2006, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by rruiter
Has nothing to do with the Throttle by wire. It is simply a motion of throttle on/throttle off done by the driver. The jerking of the car will make your foot on the throttle do this. Trying to fight this motion makes it worse since you react too late and only increase the on/off motion.
OK. Thanks for the observation. That explains the series of jerks.

However, the driver input happens only after the initial jerk. What causes the initial jerk?

In my experience, it is caused typically, when you are easing off the throttle after a hard start.
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