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Old 01-06-2004, 11:29 AM   #1
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is there anything i can put on my doors to keep them from freezing? they are really bad after it rains and then freezes. water runs in and soaks the hinges when it rains. and im not really crazy about exerting all my force on a door handle...im afraid its gonna come flyin off.
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'Pam' no stick cooking spray works......theyre may be a better product but I spray down a paper towel and wipe the seals after a car wash up here to keep the doors from freezing.
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Remington teflon lube spray. In the green can. Get it at a sporting goods shop in the fishing or hunting departments. It'* used for firearms and fishing reels. Spray some on a rag, wipe it on the seals. It repels moisture, and even if something freezes in between it won't stick. Put it on all mating surfaces (rubber/paint/plastic).

If you know the weather I'm having, you know it works.
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I saw that pic of yours with the ice all over it. Will have to tell my friends about that stuff.
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Works like a charm. None of my neighbors could get into their cars. Mine popped right open. All 4 doors and the trunk. Taco Bell was great, and not another car there
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Where is that pic you are talking about?
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Remington teflon lube spray. In the green can...
Is this the lube spray I should use to do the following?

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Disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle body, and use some type of light penetrating oil, while holding it high and having someone work the pedal for you. Get that crap as far down there as you can. Gravity should do it for you. Then spray some of the same stuff on the Throttle Body pivot points before hooking it back up. It'* probably not a kink, as it'* a direct route from the TB to the Pedal, but it wouldn't hurt to look.
I thought the pedal would quit sticking when it warmed up but it hasn't. It'* getting worse. I threw rocks yesterday just trying to get the car to move - once the engine is warm, the sticking stops.

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Sorry. I should have made this a new topic. I try to be concise and end up looking like an idiot.
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Where is that pic you are talking about?
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Remington teflon lube spray. In the green can...
Is this the lube spray I should use to do the following?

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Disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle body, and use some type of light penetrating oil, while holding it high and having someone work the pedal for you. Get that crap as far down there as you can. Gravity should do it for you. Then spray some of the same stuff on the Throttle Body pivot points before hooking it back up. It'* probably not a kink, as it'* a direct route from the TB to the Pedal, but it wouldn't hurt to look.
I thought the pedal would quit sticking when it warmed up but it hasn't. It'* getting worse. I threw rocks yesterday just trying to get the car to move - once the engine is warm, the sticking stops.

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That'll work fine.
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