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Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Cogita » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:12 pm

Hi Guys

Please help.

I am having issues with my accelerator pedal. The Z/bar attached to the pedal does not engage the accelerator arm properly resulting in poor acceleration.

There is also loads of play in the pedal side to side.

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Haans » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:30 am

Strip it out and put it on a table and check it out.
Without seeing,.....me thinks the bushes are worn out. Not much in it besides the rods and bushes. Also check out where the assembly comes out the left side where the accelerator cable hooks up to the rod.......2 bolts into the tunnel through an oval assembly plate.

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Batman » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:40 am

How did you get the assembly out. I have remove all the bolts .... how did you remove the left side where the accelerator cable hooks up to the rod. D

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Haans » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:10 am

Batman,...its been a while,........check on right side .....should be bolts as well onto floor.

Remove cables,.... then you need to fettle it out from right side,.....not easy when in the car,.... will look at a spare assembly that I have .....can't think of anything else now
Don't forget the accelerator cable link to come off the shaft from lrft side
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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Batman » Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:22 am

"Don't forget the accelerator cable link to come off the shaft from lrft side"

I tried getting it off. Maybe I should just use some force

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by 64 Notchback » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:13 am

Have you removed the small circlip on the L H S and unhooked the clutch cable

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Batman » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:43 pm

There is no clip ....
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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by 64 Notchback » Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:38 pm

Ah ok then it may have a slight mushroom head. (PO probably didn't have the circlip so he mushroomed the ends so that it wouldn't work loose)
If so try to file it down and use a centre punch to tap it through

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Haans » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:56 pm

You know ....here in the eastern cape we love angle grinders ,,😃😂

If the punching or levering with two big screw drivers don't do the trick ...then it's a good time to test your gringing skills !!!!!.....just put a flap disk on and be GENTLE !!

Talk to us !!

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by 64 Notchback » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:13 pm

Yes the trick is not to use the 115mm one ....
Use the BIG one

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Re: Accelerator Pedal Issues

Post by Haans » Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:13 am

Before you haul out the big boy!!........check thisout first !

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Does it reflect what you see?

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