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Old 02-25-2013, 01:26 PM   #21
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You can try a motorcycle cable lube tool to do the cable.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:36 PM   #22
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Yup and done that, also the paper funnel taped up and cable held vertical so oil slowly leaks into cable. I use proper size fuel line and a zerk plugged in one end and grease gun to make a super fast cable greaser. I've even recovered bike gauges that cable was good and gauge jumped wildly, attach same fixture customized a bit to bottom of gauge itself and grease slightly, the gauge went to factory new type operation, it lasted for years.
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Old 11-19-2014, 09:38 AM   #23
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It has turned cold here, and I am having the trouble with the gas pedal sticking. Thanks for the suggestions, I will be trying these suggestions, this weekend.
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When the outside temp gets below about 50 degrees my gas pedal sticks when I let off of it. I then have to press fairly hard to break it loose to accelerate again which causes essentially a throttle blip while in gear every time I come off the gas and get back on it. Hopefully I have explained this well enough.

Any ideas? Any help is appreciated.
Spray some t/b cleaner to it w/ the t/b opened. I used to have to do that about ever yr. Since I deleted the egr w/ a tune, I don't have that problem any more.
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Spray some t/b cleaner to it w/ the t/b opened. I used to have to do that about ever yr. Since I deleted the egr w/ a tune, I don't have that problem any more.


I bet the problem was taken care of three years ago... 😝
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It has turned cold here, and I am having the trouble with the gas pedal sticking. Thanks for the suggestions, I will be trying these suggestions, this weekend.
I actually had to take my t/b off and clean because it was so gunked up. No more sticking
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^^^ This is the most common problem, I've had to clean mine as well.

The question for Dvitale is whether it tends to stick from a closed position, as in when you first press on the pedal after it being released. If it sticks only when first pressing on it, cleaning the TB is the answer.
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I actually had to take my t/b off and clean because it was so gunked up. No more sticking
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^^^ This is the most common problem, I've had to clean mine as well.

The question for Dvitale is whether it tends to stick from a closed position, as in when you first press on the pedal after it being released. If it sticks only when first pressing on it, cleaning the TB is the answer.
I found if you delete the egr, no more t/b sticking. I used to remove the rubber connector & spray some t/b cleaner w/ the throttle open ever yr or so. Not so w/ the egr deleted now.
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