when I press the pedal its not in tuned with engine.. very soft it does nothing with the engine ? How do I fix this ?

Asked by Jun 13, 2013 at 12:15 PM about the 1977 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do I fix this?  thanks.

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the linkage connection to just before the carburetor has fallen off (cable retainer to engine)~

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cable tie, or piece of wire hanger would get you there~

holds it straight to the delivery of the position...'course there may be a cable replacement required here...is the cable frayed? or just lost it's support goin' to the carb?

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I have a 1978 and there is a spring right on the carburetor where the linkage hooks to it

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yes theres a spring ...it may be loose what part do u tighten and how much.? when i accelerate from the carburetor thats the area. theres a black spring area that connects frm the pedal to the carburetor area.

i think it may just be loose ? what area do i tighten.?

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Manually race the engine by hand while observing the spring. With a vehicle almost forty years old the spring may have lost it's tension. Should be a simple fix.

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I want to Thank evryone for there feed back .. Guess What.. Our truck is up and ruinning again... So HAppy !!!!! Thanks everyone.

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Great! Happy to hear that Fabi..I have a 1978 with a 351....I don't remember which was the last year for the 360 and 390 ... it was either '76 or '77, my brother had a 1976 with a 390 but I don't know if that was the last year or they had them in the '77 like yours or Ford didn't put the 351's in until '78 like mine

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According to wikipedia Ford stopped making the FE series, the 360 in 1976

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yay.

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