the throttle keeps sticking and slowly accelerates on its own.

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Asked by May 14, 2017 at 04:20 PM about the 1987 Cadillac Eldorado Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have been working on the car dropped fuel tank, fitted new fuel pump.
refitted tank.
car had not run for a while so battery was flat, charged up. car still not start
opened air filter squirted easy start and bingo she started.
next morning drove down the road a bit but throttle was sticking.
engine 4.1 V8 2 door
ANY IDEAS PLEASE bARNEY

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did you replace the fuel since it the car was sitting for awhile? Old fuel will make the car run sluggish. Also runs some fuel injector cleaner and clean the throttle body and lube cables.

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