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Old 06-30-2011, 03:46 AM
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romeofrosty, my 528i is the same. It has that sort of dead spot in the throttle when starting off. After reading all this I'm pretty sure that's how it's supposed to be but it does seem strange that BMW would design the car that way. Others here have said that this is not characteristic of drive by wire throttles so it clearly doesn't have to be this way. It really doesn't bother me that much but I have become more aware of it the more I drive the car. I will mention it to the dealer just to log the concern but I'm not expecting any effective adjustment at this point. Possibly, with enough complaints, they will reprogram the thing at some point (assuming it's a software issue).
Current BMW
2014 BMW 535ix
Imperial Blue/Beige interior

Prior BMWs
2011 528i
Cashmere Silver/Black Dakota

2001 530i Sport (deceased)
Cosmos Black

2005 Subaru Outback 2.5XT
1977 Corvette 383 Stroker
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