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Old 04-17-2013, 07:02 PM   #18
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I saw the 1LE forum (or sub-forum) mentioned in post#10 above. How do I get to that sub-forum? I didn't see it in the menu of forums.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:10 PM   #19
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I received a call.

I, too, am unhappy there is not a defeat switch for HSA. I did mention my desire to them. I really hope whatever software update they make will be retrofit to our cars.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #20
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I have a 2013 SS manual. Honestly, I don't understand what the big deal is. Within a few days/weeks you don't even actively think of it. When I get to uphills I know to take my time moving my foot from the break to the accelerator and ease gently. In fact, I have it down so seamless now that I probably take off without a noticeable "jump" when the break is released.

I can understand how it takes getting used to but it's really an advantage if you learn how to use it (IMHO).
I didn't think the terms "take my time" and "ease gently" should be used when discussing Camaros

I don't like HSA. My car still "jerks" when my accelerator 'pressure' overcomes the brakes. I want to decide when the vehicle moves or not. I don't want to be in a position when I have to anticipate when it will move.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:25 PM   #21
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I find myself doing things I would not normally do just to make sure it does not set. My drive is on a hill and when I back out I don't come to a stop but switch to 1st gear while still rolling back. On my drive, I sit and wait until it disengages to pull forward. NOT safe to do but the alternative sucks. On the road I come up in neutral and do the fast shift to 1st after letting it roll back.

Boy aint safety great!!! Been driving since 1973, been driving a manual since 1973. But hey this does prove you can teach an old dog new tricks though.
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:11 PM   #22
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Have you gotten your telephone survey yet? This is the one from the GM Engineers not the customer satisfaction survey. They call all new GM owners about a month after you take delivery of your new vehicle to see if there are any issues with your car. This is the perfect place for those of us who dislike HILL START ASSIST (HSA) to voice our concerns!! I told them that I love my new camaro but when they asked me if there were any annoyances, I told them of my dislike of HSA and how it caused me to stall several times and that it would be nice to be able to TURN IT OFF if we wanted.
Maybe if enough of us speak up they will issue an update to the computer to allow disabling or a adjusting HSA.

Hey, it’s worth a shot, right!?!
I got a call and told them to get rid of the CAGS 1st-4th sh.t !
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:52 PM   #23
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I never received a call.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:34 PM   #24
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able to give it gas and over power the braking effect with a little wheel slip if you do it right.
Have you smelt the car after doing that ????? All I smell is burnt brakes and clutch ....That CAN'T be good , especially over time!! just give me a freakin' button to turn it off, I don't need GM babysitting me while I'm on a hill. I'm a big boy and can handle it all by myself.... btw take your foot off the brake and count til it releases the hold...It IS 2 seconds!! I can even understand that some people might like it (although I cannot understand why) all's I'm saying is give me and the dozens of others who have ranted about it on this forum the option...Mustang's can do it for God's sake!
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:16 PM   #25
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LOL its not a two second delay.......Its like go and it it lets you with out going backwards.......Frankly I like my hill start. ANd the lack of delay is from being able to give it gas and over power the braking effect with a little wheel slip if you do it right.
It IS a 2 second delay. And it's ride the clutch, overpower the brakes or wait till you roll to leave without stalling.
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:37 AM   #26
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My mini has it but as soon as there is any forward motion it lets go of the brakes. Can't even tell its working unless you try and roll backwards.
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