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??

Asked by May 21, 2013 at 06:59 AM about the 2007 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr SE

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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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