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Re: Jeep Grand Chrkee Unintnded Accel?

At 06:09 PM 6/13/97 -0400, you wrote:

>I was under the impression that it was decided that the gas and brake pedals
>were too close together on the Audi causing the confusion of people claiming
>that they had their foot firmly on the brake.  I for one have caught the
>brake pedal with the sole of my shoes while smashing the gas and left some of
>my passengers uncomfortable.  Is this probably what happened in this Jeep
>case?  (But I guess that wouldnt explain the fact that she went forwards
>instead of backwards then now would it?)
>Brian (foot firmly on the gas)

To beat a dead horse....they all had their foot on the gas.  The geometry
of the pedal placement in the cherokee is almost exactly the same as
the Audi 5000.  Basically, the brake pedal sits farther to the right.

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