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I have only put 400 miles on my new GS, but I have noticed when trying to make a quick start off the line that the hill holder system holds the car back for the first 1/2 second. The manual does not give much info on this or if you can over-ride the hill holder.

any suggestion or just nail it and blow thru it?
 

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So with it turned off does it really have a significant impact on initial throttle response?

If it entirely kills the "dead spot" it would be worth it.

Dealer did this for you?
 

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It doesnt stop that initial lag but it stops the 'grab' feel that I used to get when the system did not let the brakes off quickly enough.

I've not done it but I have read in other threads on this forum that the clutch bite can be adjusted to reduce the lag though this reduced the clutch life.

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I recall the hill holder will hold for different lengths of time depending on the angle of the hill you're on. Pushing the accelerator pedal just a little harder will free it. You get used to it after a while.
 

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I had the dealer adjust the cluth "bite" to be more aggressive. This did improve the lag quite a bit. They warned that this would shorten clutch life but I've got 27K miles on the original clutch now and its doing fine.
 

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I had also read in the manual that the "brake hold" depends on the angle of the hill. I may be wrong, but it seems to me that the brake is "holding" even when stopping on a level surface.

I have only put about 600 miles on the car, and it is bothering me less and less.
 

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I had also read in the manual that the "brake hold" depends on the angle of the hill. I may be wrong, but it seems to me that the brake is "holding" even when stopping on a level surface.

I have only put about 600 miles on the car, and it is bothering me less and less.
Yes. Just put your foot down a little harder when moving off. It took me about 4 weeks to get really used to the CC.
 
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