3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
you press the gas pedal down further .. and acceleration increases. You keep pushing it down and just before your foot is flat on the pedal something clicks in which causes intense acceleration and the revs climb, it is like it drops down a gear. It is a 320i auto, what is this "click in" thing? and what does it do to cause more acceleration?
Look under your gas pedal, you should see a button. It's a "kickdown" button, or as I discovered on my 740IL a warp drive button. My Bentley Manual and owners manual state "do not engage kick down button until car is at normal operating temperature". It basic purpouse is for hauling arse.
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yes i have seen that button but just couldnt see how it was wired up to anything . So it just drops it to a lower gear?
It sure is powerfull if you press it at the right gear ratio / rpm / speed combo.
is it on all automatic e30 cars?
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