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When you press the gas peddle, it won't accelerate.

It won't accelerate when you press the gas peddle. You can press it all the way to the floor and it won't go. The electronic throttle module was cleaned, but not replaced.

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Take it back. It's most likely failed.

Your most likely about to go out of the 10 year 200,000 mile warranty so stay on top of them about it. After your out there is no help for them.

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