i have a 2007 toyota solara. it runs and starts. but when i press on the gas pedal.....i get nothing...no responce at all. i can floor it...and it just idels. now it looks electric....like theres no cable?? is it the throttle pos sencr??
If theres no throttle cable then its "drive by wire" which means theres a potentiometer (kind of like a rheostat) on the throttle pedal that sends a signal to a stepper motor on the throttle body which opens and closes the throttle blade. You may want to look up the procedure for checking this on a toyota forum, but basically you need to verify that a signal is being sent from the pedal assembly to the stepper motor, and that the motor is turning the throttle. Its very similar to testing a regular throttle position sensor.
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