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      11-29-2012, 12:38 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Sharpie12
wrong. the likely factor is that you're not doing it right. make sure the car is at operating temp and that you have all the settings set up right. now in a stationary position just hold the break down ever so slightly, just enough to engage the rear break lights, now hold the shifter if you're downshifting, you should now see "launch control active" or something along those lines, along with the a checkered flag. at this point if you mash the throttle the rev's should kick up to 3k and you can adjust them with the cruise control adjustment
That's what I thought too, but I have tried it many times very carefully after thoroughly warming the car up.

I think it's more likely that my service department is full of *%#^