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Throttle had dead spot on Daewoo Lanos 1999 1.6SX

I have checked and greased the throttle cable and found this not to be at fault, the problem lies at the actuator, but I am unsure as to how I should go about ordering a replacement part as I do not know what to call it!
I am assuming there is an electrical component similar to a reostat at the actuator, but without expert guidance I am nervous about stripping the unit down to replace it.

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  • philipjpoole Apr 12, 2009

    Thankyou very much for your help, it's kinda funny that I am an electrical engineer yet I failed to think of checking it with a multimeter! lol

    Thanks again.

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Sounds like you are you referring to the,"Throttle Position Sensor". You can check that with an ohm meter to try and verify dead spot. remove connector, hold probes on pins, have someone slowly & steadily push gas pedal. Readings should go up & down smooth & gradual, any sudden loss or jump in reading would indicate dead spot.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Apr 12, 2009

    I know the feeling !! ha-ha. It's a potentiometer, so you'll know how to check it. Good luck ! Test doesn't always catch it 100% of time but I'd say a good 95% anyway.

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