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Throttle peddle is dead until you lug it down then will accelerate

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  • Ed Woods
    Ed Woods May 11, 2010

    What year is this truck? If it is a newer one it has no throttle cable. They now use a small motor on the throttle plate to perform that. And at times it kinda unsinks itself and needs to go to a dealer with a toughbook ford pc to reprogram it...

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Check you linkage to see if you have somethings hanging up on it, when you say "lug down on it" do you mean that it doesn't have any resistance and then engages, or that it simply doesn't have any feel like it engages(like it's in the transmission not engaging?)

sorry i can't just answer right off, but more details would be much appreciated, thnx!

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