Sticking Pedal 1991 5.0 Gt

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  1. awellman

    awellman New Member

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    My IAC was bad so I replaced with an old one i had out of an escort. After i replaced it and readjusted the idle the gas pedal started sticking. Its not sticking as in accelerating but its sticking closed. My mustang has a 5 speed with a 4.10 rearend so to give it a bunch of gas to get the pedal unstuck every time i shift gears isnt all that confortable. I already took off the air intake tube and cleaned the throttle body and it didnt do anything. i sprayed the springs and all the linkages with WD40 still didnt do anything. Any ideas?
  2. revhead347

    revhead347 I have face herpes.

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    Disconnect the cable from the throttle body an the gas pedal and run it back and forth to see if the problem is in the cable. Then check the throttle body seperately. There is a special cleaner for throttle bodies. It's like carb cleaner, but a few extra bucks.

    Kurt
  3. HISSIN50

    HISSIN50 "How long does it take to get help in here? SN Certified Technician

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    Was the idle too high and you closed the throttleblade to bring it down? That might be causing the sticking.
  4. Onefine88

    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    I've seen this happen when the idle screw is adjusted too low and the throttleblade is sticking.
  5. FoxatHeart

    FoxatHeart Show Me Your Headlights

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    This happened to me. Busted the spring had to replace the TB!

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