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Charlie

Charlie 3/19/2010

2000 Ford Explorer Sport 6 Cyl 4.0L

Transmissions & Drivetrains

accelerator pedal hard to press down

when it sits for a few minutes the accelerator pedal is difficult to to press wonder if
it is linkage or cable or maybe the idle switch?

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Chris2000

Chris2000 3/19/2010

could be the throttle cable binding, or the pedal itself binding try spraying the pedal joints with white grease. And check the throttle cable under the hood and see if it is binding.

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Charlie

Charlie 3/21/2010

thanks Chris I did try that today will see tomorrow to see if it works

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Pierre R.A. Simon

what about the accelerator sensor

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Pierre R.A. Simon

Charlie 11/26/2010

I found the problem thanks for the response though it was the throttle plate in the throttle
body sticking which has an adjustment thanks

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