2005 Ford Galaxy 1.9tdi
Poor acceleration

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PH1
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jun 22, 2017 (3 years ago)
When I accelerate from standstill the engine gets to about 1500rpm then reverts back to idle, pressing the accelerator pedal hard overcomes the problem. The problem is worse if I accelerate gently. If I accelerate hard it is usually fine, but I run the risk of running into the back of the car in front.
There are NO warning lights on the dash. (EML etc)

Car details
Car: Ford Galaxy
Variant: 1.9tdi
Model Year: 2005
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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1/4drive
Legend
1,890 points

Jun 22, 2017 (3 years ago)
Possible fault with the throttle pedal sensor.
Only test is with a 'scope or replacement.
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