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Sticking gas pedal

Sticking Gas Pedal

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#1 nitpikker247

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 07:23 PM

It sticks especially in the Cold weather. But after a couple of depresses of the pedal, it goes away. 

Its starts all over again the next day.



#2 montana tom

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 07:31 PM

Well .. what is it ?   year ?  Model? color ?  air pressure ? 



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Posted 14 January 2018 - 08:03 PM

nitpikker247,

 

This isn't being nitpikky, but knowing what year, model, mileage and options (manual/automatic) often narrows down where we need to start when diagnosing an issue. Until we have that, its a crap shoot.



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Posted 14 January 2018 - 08:17 PM

Does it stick open or closed?

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 07:40 PM

Clean your throttle body.



#6 nitpikker247

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:18 PM


Well .. what is it ? year ? Model? color ? air pressure ?



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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:20 PM

2005 Baja sport. Auto Trans.
Pedal Only Sticks from Idle position.

#8 nitpikker247

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:21 PM


Clean your throttle body.



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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:24 PM

I sprayed silicone on it.
I will be more thorough on the next try.
Thanks

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:53 PM

Clean your throttle body.


The Baja's all have electrical throttle body's. So if the throttle body was sticking it would have no effect on the pedal.

As for the pedal. Get down there and spray some lube in there. It's possible it's sticking from age. Then after you spray it down, work the pedal back and forth with the car off so you can move it the full travel.

#11 nitpikker247

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 10:34 AM

The Baja's all have electrical throttle body's. So if the throttle body was sticking it would have no effect on the pedal.

As for the pedal. Get down there and spray some lube in there. It's possible it's sticking from age. Then after you spray it down, work the pedal back and forth with the car off so you can move it the full travel.

Thank you!

I will Try that.



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Posted 22 January 2018 - 05:55 PM

The n/a baja is drive by cable.  The 255 was the beginning of drive by wire.


Edited by impostor, 22 January 2018 - 05:58 PM.


#13 golucky66

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 07:19 PM

You're right. My apologies.

Didn't realize the NA's didn't get the updated throttle bodies.

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 11:10 AM

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 01:07 PM

the 03 baja has a throttle cable (EJ251) later n/a models got the DBW EJ253. all turbos are DBW (EJ255?). That's why I got an 03 NA and not newer or turbo.

 

as for fixing the sticking, make sure there isn't a crack in the housing and then use a dry lube. don't use graphite because it could migrate into the electronics.


Edited by kamesama980, 24 January 2018 - 01:09 PM.





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