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V40 D3 - 1 second lag when 100% accel is it normal?

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Old Nov 19th, 2023, 23:52   #1
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Default V40 D3 - 1 second lag when 100% accel is it normal?

New owner here (V40 D3 2018 manual).

When I full press the acceleration pedal (to give it full 100% power), it takes around 1 to 2 seconds to feel the car going, and then it goes like a train (as it is expected of a 150hp car).

This happens on any rpms. Tried from 1500, 1800, 2000, 2500 and 3000. On second gear it appears to be less lag.

Is this normal on all D3?

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Old Nov 23rd, 2023, 14:18   #2
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Just used the Troque app to generate some graphs.
In the attached picture I added the vertical lines to set the exact time I fully pressed the throtle pedal.
The problem is evident: throttle climbs at around 7.5 seconds but the power/hp/torque only starts to climb more than a second later... definetly not normal.
Help is apreciated if anyone can give a possible idea on how to fix this.
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