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Engine Braking

Post by antodeco » Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:18 pm

Hey all, quick question. The engine braking on my GT seems too excessive. In low speeds taking my foot off off the pedal actually feels like I've hit something it is that hard and jolts stop nearly.

Any way I can fix this quickly or is it something more?

Thanks


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Re: Engine Braking

Post by woody » Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:14 pm

Excessive play in the diff can make the transition from accelerating to braking very harsh. Jack up one front wheel and with the car in gear rotate the wheel back and forth to see how much play there is.
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Re: Engine Braking

Post by antodeco » Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:42 pm

Thanks Woody. It's only at low speeds thankfully, but very annoying!
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