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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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2005 mercury mountaineer 4.6 little hesitation on take off.

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2005 mercury mountaineer 4.6 little hesitation on take off. I have readings of all the accelerator positions. KOEO 0% Throttle APP1: 4.01V, APP2: 1.48V, APP3: 0.94V. KOEO AT WOT APP1: 0.95V, APP2: 3.81V, APP3: 3.26V. Are those readings normal?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If there was a throttle control issue then the engine light would be on with electronic throttle control fault codes set. Are any codes setting?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no there r no fault codes

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Can you describe the symptoms in detail?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

after coming to a stop taking off again seems like it will hit around 11 to 1200 rpms and starts to take off and after taking off seems like it gets to around 2000 rpms b 4 it really starts going trans seems to shift fine

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Is it actually taking off in first gear?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

it feels like it

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Does it feel as if he engine RPM's climb but it doesn't pull as well as it should??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

yes that's exactly what it feels like

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked the trans fluid level and condition?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no not yet

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Go ahead and see if the fluid is full and if it's darkened or smells burnt.