accelerator pedal broke

Asked by May 03, 2009 at 12:51 AM about the 1986 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

pedal goes to floor and car will not accelerate

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find wuts broke and fix it

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If when you go under the hood and manually operate the throttle lever the car revs fine, then the problem is between the lever and the pedal. This is most likely a broken throttle cable.

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