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Old 03-31-2012, 02:50 PM   #1
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Question svt throttle cable

After 10 years my throttle cable just started to shake when I let go above 4000rpm, I can feel the pedal shake if I let go, so I'm thinking of replacing it, the thing is ford doesn't make them anymore, I went to my local dealer and they told me that part isn't available anymore and no one else seems to sell them, has anyone replaced it with a universal cable or used a zetec one?


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Old 03-31-2012, 03:02 PM   #2
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Maybe its ur motor mounts. Changed those lately? If not there's ur problem. Cables snap or get stuck/sticky.
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Old 03-31-2012, 04:27 PM   #4
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I just replaced the three mounts less than a year ago, the pedal shakes when you let go the throttle, for example when I'm shifting and let go the throttle I can hear and feel the pedal shaking.
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Do you have the "short one", I need one.
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:11 AM   #5
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That can't be right. I just bought a brand new throttle cable less than a year ago.
Call Steve @ Tousley Ford and see what he says.

Yes a zetec throttle cable will work. Only difference is the cable length, which is more than long enough (could cut 2' off and it's still more than long enough IMO).
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What is with Ford discontinuing SVT parts? The car isn't even 10 years old yet!!
I bet you could still get parts for an Escort from Ford!
This is really annoying and makes it really difficult to properly maintain our vehicles.
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What?! It used to be 10! And yea my throttle cable has started to fray and I called a dealer and they told me they were obsolete, and no where to be found in the country. This was 3 months ago!
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What?! It used to be 10! And yea my throttle cable has started to fray and I called a dealer and they told me they were obsolete, and no where to be found in the country. This was 3 months ago!
Sorry to revieve a dead thread but did you find a cable replacement? Mine snapped and every place I went to said it was obsolete and that there are none left anywhere
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Sorry to revieve a dead thread but did you find a cable replacement? Mine snapped and every place I went to said it was obsolete and that there are none left anywhere
Either have to find one from a junk yard or have a place fabricate one for you. That's all I could think of. I'm not even sure if a place could just make a throttle cable for you though.
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