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Hi there!!

A couple of months ago I installed the PedalCommander in my CX3.
I was pretty happy with the stock configuration as the car itself is potent but this throttle control MCU is cheap, easy to install and now i can choose whether to cruise low and slow or to let the cherry transform into a wild cherry bomb!! Is a huge difference and im planning to buy another one for my wifes Citroen C3.
Also where i putted it is quite perfect and does not affect the beautiful aesthethics of the interior.
I run it daily in City Mode plus 4 and it responds amazingly!! Guess im burning more fuel but the joy is more!

Any advise/doubt about these device please let me now.

Here is a pic of it already installed.
What do you guys think??
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What does it do? Manipulate the system to feed the engine more gas?
 

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What does it do? Manipulate the system to feed the engine more gas?
Hello!!!
No. Actually is a Throttle control which allows you to eliminate the lag when you press the pedal until the car reacts.
The car responses way better with this PC!!!
The throttle control allows you to perform maneuvers that normally you cannot do as you know the car response is normally slow or not that good when they are Factory configurate..
It worth the money i spent, I can tell you that.
Plus is way easy to install it.
 

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Hello!!!
No. Actually is a Throttle control which allows you to eliminate the lag when you press the pedal until the car reacts.
The car responses way better with this PC!!!
The throttle control allows you to perform maneuvers that normally you cannot do as you know the car response is normally slow or not that good when they are Factory configurate..
It worth the money i spent, I can tell you that.
Plus is way easy to install it.
ooo I need. I do notice the lag… where can I purchase this? Is it a plug and play type of situation?
 

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ooo I need. I do notice the lag… where can I purchase this? Is it a plug and play type of situation?
Search And yes!!! It is a plug and play thing. Make sure to enter the righ year, model and submodel as there is one PC for each car, they have to set the PC as per your car manufacturers specifications. Then follow the instructions on How to Install and within 15min you are good to go!! Let me know if you get it what do you think!! You wont regret it.
 

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Search And yes!!! It is a plug and play thing. Make sure to enter the righ year, model and submodel as there is one PC for each car, they have to set the PC as per your car manufacturers specifications. Then follow the instructions on How to Install and within 15min you are good to go!! Let me know if you get it what do you think!! You wont regret it.
I was looking at getting one of those do you like it a lot, and does it improve hand ability /
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Well, after several months of using this thing it happened to me that after a battery replacement the dash lights went ON so i took it to the Mazda Agency as I have been told sometimes the car do not recognize the new battery so it was a matter of telling the system that it has a new battery. Ok, so they did (resetting the iStop will do the job) but after several days the same dash lights went ON again then i reset it again and again... I came to know that somehow the computer was not recognizing the PedalCommander so it peaked causing this dash lights coming ON.
I disconnected the PedalCommander and the problem is solved.
Ok here is the thing, if you really want the boost and the response the PedalCommander gives then you will need to reset the iStop from time to time but if you have TOC like me it will ve a pain.
Now i miss the boost and response but the gas prices are way too high so i disconnected the device and no more dash Lights coming ON again so you will (at some point) to decide whether use it and reset the iStop or stop using the PedalCommander and get back to a stock engine. Im saving money to be honest as the car is not that responsive nor that agressive.
Here is the question, have any of you reprogrammed this car before??? Is it better than the PedalCommander?? Does it mess with the dash lights???

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