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Old 05-31-2012, 06:29 AM   #1
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When I'm trying to accelerate the gas pedal is very hard to push down.

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Old 06-01-2012, 04:23 AM   #2
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Accelerator cable is binding lubricate it with some WD-40.

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Old 06-02-2012, 08:14 AM   #3
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Either that or its rusted or kinked somewhere, on my old 82 cav, the thing rusted inside the housing
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:01 AM   #4
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Well I think its hard because it takes a long time for my car to pick up speed.
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:59 PM   #5
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That shouldn't be a reason, the pedal should move equally to the amount of distance you press down without no kinking or binding

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