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Old 08-26-2012, 02:41 PM   #1
Goughie
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Question Odd issue under vertical braking...

... so I've had the new 330d a couple of months now and have sorted all the niggles bar one.

Whenever I'm either going up or down (mostly down) a steep gradient and apply the brakes there isn't an even reduction of power, there's virtually a shut down of power. I have to hit the gas to get anything going again. It's a really odd sensation - it's as if applying the brakes turns off the fuel feed.

This fault never occurs on level roads - only on gradients.

No issues with the brakes as they've literally just been changed and the fuel pump and associated electrics were also been replaced at the same time (due to rodent damage).

Any ideas?
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