what does it mean when you can rev the car up when in park but then the gas pedal wont work when in gear?

Asked by Nov 15, 2012 at 12:46 PM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Started my car. the motor will rev when in park but when u put in gear the gas pedal wont work and the car wont go
any where. what could cause this?

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Hi, Seems like your electric throttle is not working properly. You could have an issue with your throttle chamber or the link between the pedal and the throttle chamber. It could also be a sensor issue. Check this article: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090628172331AAH4h95 Is the gas pedal working when you're in park position?

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sounds like it's in failsafe mode. could be any reason from a sensor to the gas pedal. scan it and get a code if it's in failsafe there will be codes.

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