Why do I have to push so hard on the accelerator sometimes?

Asked by Jul 24, 2013 at 07:21 PM about the 1991 Geo Metro 2 Dr LSi Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After driving a few minutes it becomes difficult to push my foot down on the accelerator.  
It sticks sometimes and then after awhile drives normally.

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Check the throttle cable if you have one, and clean the throttle body.

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