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Old 11-27-2002, 05:02 PM   #1
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Well, I notice when my engine is just started up and havent been drivin in a few hours the pedal is hard to mash down, but once I floor it once, after that is it almost too easy to mash down and i dont get same performance when pedal is hard to press. Also when im drving normal i may press medal down 1/2 way and then it get kinda stiff, is this there to let you know that if you press it farther the engine will open up?? Is there anyway where I can tighten up my pedal so it isnt so easy to push in?????

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Check your accelerator linkage to make sure it isn't ceasing up anywhere. Likely your throttle body is dirty. If that'* the case you will need to clean it with some throttle body cleaner.
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Don't get that stuff on the MAF sensor! Carefully remove it before cleaning the TB!
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