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I have a 1990 vw cab auto 1.8 MK1 and the acelerator is sticking. There are 2 cables so what can I do to find out if one is needing replacement or both? Can I replace them with other vw branded cables? Passat etc...? How much am I up for? Thanks alot... Kel

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Have you tried removing the cable and spraying wd-40 into them. mine was getting hard to depress so i just lubed it up and it worked alot better

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