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BaTMaN_4
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Apr 1, 4:06pm - #142389 
Throttle Cable? Help?

OK so lately i noticed everytime i would switch gears fast in my car the accelerator felt like it would lag. What i mean by the lag thing is that i would let go of my acceleration pedal and push the clutch in and then shift gear...then let go of the clutch and hit the gas and when i hit the gas my car doesnt react, like i push the gas pedal all the way to the floor and then it takes about .5-1 seconds so that i can feel the power kick in and my car begin to pick up speed again. What could this be, oh and i just got my car checked at Toyota today and it still feels the same?? Could it be that my throttle cable is loose or something else??? confused I got about 34,000 miles.

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spaztikid
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Apr 1, 4:08pm - #142390 
tighten the throttle cable ...

the guide is in the installs section if you need it...

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Apr 1, 4:08pm - #142391 
clean the throttle body.


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Apr 1, 4:35pm - #142392 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
clean the throttle body.


How do i clean the throttle body?

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DiabloGTS
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Apr 1, 4:38pm - #142393 


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BaTMaN_4
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Apr 1, 4:53pm - #142394 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS


Thanx man thumbsup

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Apr 1, 5:07pm - #142395 

Maybe bad tires too

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Apr 1, 9:23pm - #142396 
Originally Posted by 5280vvti

Maybe bad tires too


????? i got 4 month old tires. But how would that affect the problem i have?

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