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Hello everyone, I picked up my 2014 FXT at the beginning of 2020. Bought with 64k miles and currently has 70k miles.
I will be posting a discussion thread about lurching/jumpy throttle.
For those of you that have had similar issues please let me know.

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I haven't experienced and of those issues but maybe fuel plays a part. I guess at least 91 octane should be used. Good luck.
 

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Can you further explain "lurching/jumpy throttle"...?

There is some discussion on many threads about the first few percentage of pedal "push" on the throttle and how some find "jack rabbit" starts on both 2.5 NA motors and the turbo XT. It appears the car takes off too fast from stop for them. It seems to be a new learning curve - driving car A is always different from car B...

And welcome to the Subaru world!
 
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