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BMW F10 5 Series Throttle Response Hesitation

Does your F10 5 Series have a throttle response hesitation? Book an appointment online with our BMW mechanic in Jacksonville, FL. Best rates in town.

Introduced in model year 2010 and produced until 2017, the BMW F10 5 series is a powerful Sedan. It is no coincidence that the name is similar to a fighter jet, the F10 performs like one as well. When you buy an F10 5 Series, or any kind of BMW, you expect it to have superior performance. Unfortunately, some of the F10 5 Series have throttle response problems, including skipping and hesitation, which can affect the excellent engine performance a BMW driver expects.

Some drivers report a hesitation in the gas pedals. When they accelerate while the car is at a dead stop, they report pushing the gas pedal only the car doesn’t go forward immediately. It hesitates for a few seconds and then it responds. There is actually a small delay from when the gas is activated and the car actually starts moving forward or backward.

In a few of the cases, the throttle response is hesitating a lot and the pedal seems to “stick” when you step on it. The driver has to push the gas pedal down harder and they end up leaping forward out of the stop. Think drag racer, but obviously not the leaping isn’t quite to that extreme. Rather than taking off smoothly, the car bursts forward.

The advanced technology in the F10 5 Series allows the car to “learn” how the driver presses the throttle. It will adjust to meet each individual owner’s habits. When there is a hesitant throttle, the car can learn a driver’s habits incorrectly, and the computer will need to be reset by a trained BMW mechanic at Bavarian Rennsport. We will diagnose your vehicle to make sure there aren’t other issues with your BMW. If you experience any throttle response issues, visit our BMW Mechanics to properly diagnose and solve the problem.

Bavarian Rennsport is a local, independent BMW repair shop with BMW mechanics that have dealer-level expertise at a fraction of the expense. Book a diagnostic for your BMW F10 5 series today!

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