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Where is the accelerator cable for 96 thunderbird lx your cable snapped do you know why it would do this?


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2005-11-25 01:46:38
2005-11-25 01:46:38

the cable is located at the top of the engine behind the throtle body if it is a 4.6L V8.


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replace the fuel filter and the accelerator cable to the throtle body

If you mean the cable that goes to your latch and its snapped or something easiest way to do it is basicly grab a hold of the cable and pull on it and of latch would.

dirt and gunk in linkages will cause accelerator to stick get some wd40 and spray on all moving parts if accelerator has a cable, renew cable as it will be clogged and rusted inside casing, making it stick

The year, make and model would help but, it could be a damaged accelerator cable, a broken/damaged return spring, carbon build-up, obstruction (floor mat) around the accelerator pedal,

Chances are the throttle cable from the pedal to the throttle body needs replacing.

could be a sticky cable. I would go to your local parts store and get some powder graphite. Put some on each end of the cable and work the cable back and forth. If it is just sticky this should help. If it is a frayed cable it must be replaced. could also be a sticky throttle assembly, but I would start with the cable.

Assuming nothing obvious (like having your foot on the accelerator) there is a problem with sticking or broken or disconnected accelerator linkage. On late-model cars with cable linkage and fuel injection you will need to inspect everything related from the accelerator pedal to the injector butterfly lever on the engine.

It could be one of three things the cable has snapped due to age wear and tear or the cog or pin pending on cable type has worn or broken on either the cluster end or gearbox end

It would be a good idea, this way you dont get stuck in traffic idling thru the green light.

sounds to me like a fuel pump if the engine continued to run but accelerator did not work then check for broken or disconnected accelerator cable both at the pedal and the throttle plate

i would check for vacuum leaks first but there is an idle august screw on the air intake wear the throttle cable connects to the intake

Check the throttle cable, it may have come undone or snapped. Check by the gas pedal to make sure it is connected from the inside. Check by the throttle body to make sure it is connected. If you have an electric throttle body make sure in both locations there is contact between the two harnesses.

The speedometer cable (which runs from the transmission to the dashboard) has snapped. This is a two-piece cable, and the one-piece cable in later Proteges will not work. I had the transmission replaced, and the cable could never be fit in properly. This is a mechanical speedometer, so you would have to change the entire speedometer part of the instrument panel to use a magnetic/electronic speedometer.

Another thing to check is the actual cable from the cruise control module to the throttle body. It will be right next to the accelerator cable on the throttle body.

If by letting up on the accelerator you mean not hitting the gas pedal then it's normal your not increasing rpm that being said oil isn't being pumped through as fast as it would when hitting the gas so less oil being pumped through less oil pressure it's normal now if it's like dropping to zero there is a problem...

A linear accelerator works by having a magnet at the end of the accelerator. If the particle is neutral then it will not be attracted to the magnet and therefore nothing will happen, as in the case of a neutron.

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The cable is routed through a metal tube made into the center "tunnel" in the floor pan. It also goes through the engine fan housing inside another tube. I would not suggest trying to thread a used cable with a frayed end back through the tube. Get a new cable and consult the Robert Bentley manual for more details.

Kick-down cable could be snapped. Also, if that's not the prob, then follow the cable to the lever and see it if moves.. if it is stuck, it could be rusted, try P.B. Blaster, it worked for me in only 3 applications and two days of sitting.

i pulled off the end of the cable from the shifter and found it was snapped. i then took off the whole indash. I would just lke to know the easiest way to go about pulling and replacing it! I'm wondering as well what tools i may need?

My 1990 thunderbird is stuck in second gear.Before it was jerking after it would get warm,then it would not stop until u let it cool down then it would be find for awile.

Could be a sticking throttle cable, but my guess would be a dirty throttle body causing the butterfly to stick in the closed position after it sits for a while. Try cleaning the whole area with carb cleaner, try not to let it go down into the intake.

The alternator is bad. The engine is running off of the battery and when you take the cable off it has no electrical power. If the alternator was working, the car would keep running. Be advised, doing this can damage a healthy alternator. This is not a good way to test the system.

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