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Gas pedal is tough.

I don't know if it's normal or not, but my gas pedal on my '94 toyota 4runner isn't easy to press on. I just bought it off Craiglist. My dad says it's no problem, but I'm the one that's going to be driving it. It's really tough to go faster than 65 on the freeway.
Any reason?

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The accelerator cable may be frayed or caught on something. Check and make sure it is not binding on another part.

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