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#2605192 - 04/20/12 07:46 PM gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv
Caliberguy Offline


Registered: 04/28/11
Posts: 213
Loc: Arlington, Va
hi. i've changed idle air control valve and car idles proper. but now car gas pedal sticks a bit when first starting out...help??? is it throttle body cleaning? mechanic oiled cable from gas pedal and said cable seems ok

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#2605213 - 04/20/12 07:56 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: Caliberguy]
bobfather99 Offline


Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 703
Loc: Northwest Indiana
Probably a gunked up throttle body. Pull the sensors and give it a good scrubbing with throttle body cleaner.
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#2605230 - 04/20/12 08:11 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: bobfather99]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: NE,Ohio
probably EGR buildup on the throttle body.

Take it off engine and clean with rags and cleaner if possible.

also depending on the make/model some vehicles have a coating on the TB to help with buildup so be careful what you clean it with

In the future if you want help it would be helpful to at least list what type of car it is..


Edited by Rand (04/20/12 08:13 PM)
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#2605269 - 04/20/12 08:42 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: Caliberguy]
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Registered: 04/28/11
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Loc: Arlington, Va
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#2605270 - 04/20/12 08:43 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: Rand]
Caliberguy Offline


Registered: 04/28/11
Posts: 213
Loc: Arlington, Va
so i'll disconnect air filter assembly and i'm looking at throttle right? just clean that?

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#2605330 - 04/20/12 09:51 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: Caliberguy]
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You probably fouled something in between the gas pedal and the throttle body on the throttle control sub-system while changing the IACV. Look under the hood and throroughly inspect the throttle linkage from firewall to throttle body, and look at the throttle body for obstructions in the full range of movement`

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#2605503 - 04/21/12 05:52 AM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: L_Sludger]
Caliberguy Offline


Registered: 04/28/11
Posts: 213
Loc: Arlington, Va
i will check it. i don't recall touching anything when i installed the IACV. But i'll certainlygive it a look. THANKS

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#3204432 - 12/02/13 10:00 PM Re: gas pedal sticks after i changed idle control valv [Re: Caliberguy]
MDettling Offline


Registered: 10/20/13
Posts: 53
Loc: Oregon
Caliberguy.

I know this is an old thread. The mechanic may have messed with the idle stop screw to obtain proper idle speed, which isnt even an idle speed screw (it's called a throttle stop screw I think) It's there to keep it (throttle plate) from closing all the way AND STICKING. I have a '89 Lincoln Towncar with the same engine. There is a procedure for adjustment. If you need the info, I can scan it from my Haynes manual.

Mike

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