Question about 1990 Toyota Celica

2 Answers

Gas Pedal Sticks

Hi there, My friend has a 1990 5 speed Toyota Celica. The gas pedal constantly sticks. It randomly looses all acceleration and you need to stomp on it with all your force to get it to gain acceleration. We've tried adjusting the throttle adjustment screw which was suggested by toyota themselves and has not helped a bit. Any suggestions? Thanks!

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 536 Answers

Replace accelerator cable

Posted on Jan 18, 2013

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 234 Answers

When my car had this problem it was frayed cable. The frayed wires can catch on the inside of the cable jacket or at the end of the cable. That would be my suggestion.

Posted on Jan 18, 2013

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: Throttle cable loose 1995 toyota tacoma 2.7L

on the throttle body, it might be loose at the cruise control box as well

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

astrawoid
  • 294 Answers

SOURCE: toyota celica 1990 5sfe auto

The 5sfe is notorious for distributor problems. You'll get correct resistance readings on the primary and secondary coils, but your spark looks weak. Should see a bright blue spark with an audible POP when sparking. On some 5sfe engines, the coils are located in an all-in-one pacakage inside the distributor. You'll know if you have this one if the only large spark plug type wires connected to the distributor cap count 4 and go to the 4 cylinders. There will not be a center wire coming from a coil. This is the distributor that has issues. I am on my third one now. Same symptoms every time. I know exactly what to change when it happens, and it fixes it every time. Luckily, It's only about $95 if you do your searching well enough. Good luck

Posted on Nov 14, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Cannot accelerate when pressing the pedal just iddleing


If this is a "fly-by-wire" car, gas pedal may have failed or not be in sync with throttle. This can happen when throttle gets dirty and sticks part way open. If not FBW car, insure gas pedal is operating throttle body blade.

Jun 18, 2015 | 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer

1 Answer

2002 Toyota Avalon Gas pedal sticks in the up position when attempting to accelerate.


there is a sensor on the top of the gas pedal. in 2002 toyota replaced the gas pedal cable with a sensor . have it checked

Aug 27, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

2002 Toyota Sienna Gas pedal sticks in the up position when attempting to accelerate.


WD 40 all over what you can see inside then from the under side as well. probably has build up on it ,just needs cleaned and loosend up.i had one stick on me one time because of it .

Feb 26, 2013 | 2002 Toyota Sienna

1 Answer

2007 Pontiac G5 Base Coupe gas pedal sticking at times


Check the pivot point of the accelerator pedal and lubricate if possible. Check for freyed (broken) wires at the cable ends and check for kinks if you have a cable

Feb 06, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 1993 toyota camry and its bin sitting on my drive way for a while but it was used for a long period of time by my family members and i came to start it the other day, and i noticed the when i push...


Clean the throttle body, and each end of the accelerator (throttle cable), use carbutator cleaner and a shop rag for the throttle. And use dw40 for the accelerator cable.

Jan 01, 2011 | 1993 Toyota Camry V6

2 Answers

My gas pedal sticks on initial acceleration and is


Replace the accelerator cable since it is worn and sticking. It will loosen up as you say altough someday it will jamb up while your driving it which will be a dissater in most cases

Jul 10, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Suburban

1 Answer

Gas pedal 'sticks' to the floor when accelerating


The gas pedal is recalled on many fords and toyotas and is a well known problem, get the pedal replaced

Jun 01, 2010 | 1995 Ford Ranger Supercab

2 Answers

Gas peddle sticks


Most gas pedal is connected to the carburetor by a 1/8 or 1/16 inch cable to control the gas entering the combustion chamber of the engine. When this get stucked due to wear, it is high time to get a replacement Accelerator Cable for Toyota 1992 4 Runner. Get this done, and send your e-mail comments.

Oct 05, 2009 | 1992 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Accelerator pedal sticks


if it sticks when you first touch pedal clean air intake with carb cleaner. remove 3" hose from air filter and have someone press gas pedal, when you see the flap open and close that is what you need to clean. get all the black carbon out. then let sit for 30 min befor you start.

Jun 24, 2009 | 1999 Mercury Villager

1 Answer

Gas pedal


if it sticks mate be careful can be dangerous the best bet is to replace it for around 30 dollars it may just save yours or another persons life

Sep 04, 2008 | 1995 Mitsubishi Galant

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Toyota Celica Logo

244 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8123 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...