My 1990 won't kick down( the accelarator) any ideas?

Asked by Feb 26, 2007 at 05:18 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2.5 4 Cyl in the last couple of days has been hard to get the accelarator to kick down, and today it won't kick down at all.

3 Answers

16,535

Hello, Is this a constant problem? Can you give a few more details on this, such as when it started, etc? Thanks! CarGrrl

65

sounds like the idle pin is stuck, to fix that, you would have to locate it on the throttle body and take it out, when its out, spray it with son carb cleaner. i had the same problem with my s10, and that fixed it

165

do you mean it gets stuck revved up, or the transmission wont downshift when your trying to pass or merge into traffic?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

S-10

Looking for a Used S-10 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,629 nationwide S-10 listings starting at $2,450.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet S-10 Questions

Chevrolet S-10 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 2,050
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 890
#3 Trebor66
Trebor66
Reputation 870
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Ranger
218 Great Deals out of 6,919 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Sonoma
12 Great Deals out of 499 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
3,370 Great Deals out of 205,064 listings starting at $1,273
Used Dodge Dakota
110 Great Deals out of 4,344 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Blazer
1,356 listings starting at $1,699
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,141 Great Deals out of 57,186 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
3 Great Deals out of 1,042 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
664 Great Deals out of 38,930 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
54 listings starting at $4,900
2003 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 368 listings starting at $2,888
2002 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 251 listings starting at $2,450