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My gas pedal sticks on initial acceleration and is

I have a 001 Chevrolet Suburban and my gas pedal sticks on initial acceleration and is difficult to push down. It usually stops doing it after it has been driven for a few minutes.

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Use some carburetor cleaner at throttle body, sometimes sticky substance builds up at this location.

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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

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