Unintended Acceleration - really happens

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Tue Aug 8 13:35:50 EDT 2006

> Huw,
> I'd just point out that on the turbo 5000's that had the "problem", the
> hydraulic pump is spinning pretty fast when the engine revs, so no lack of
> brake assist there!

I almost added, "so aren't you glad you have the bomb and PS/PB pump & 
plumbing in your type 44's now?"!

>> The hard part is making yourself really step hard on the brake pedal.
>> Keep in mind that (with this car), if the UA is due to a wide open
>> throttle, there is not much vacuum assist for the braking effort.  After
>> the first couple-three pushes, you don't get anymore assist and things
>> get harder.

Huw Powell



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