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3.0 RB when cold, no performance to about 3/4 throttle, then goes nuts. When warms up, this "dead throttle" feel improves, but there is always a throttle hesitation. You apply some throttle............then it accelerates.

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  • dboyce53 Sep 03, 2008

    Thanks for the response. Its been like this since new. Feels like an old Holden with not enough choke when it is cold. Subaru says they cannot fault the car!! I've asked other 6 cyl subie drivers - they have the same problem - particularly the hestitation when the throttle is opened even when the engine has warmed up. So much for their "fly by wire" throttle for "better response". Sounds like a EFI mapping problem, but I don't want to spend $1,000's on an aftermarket chip to fix it.

    I would be interested if anyone else has had this problem, and found a solution



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Sounds like an air flow meter problem. or injectors may be blocked. have you run injector cleaner through it? may also be fuel pump?

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Klutch Davis Sep 03, 2008

    try air flow meter, grab one off an sti or something big!!! the hesitation may be the car sucking enough air to get up and go.



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