Last weekend we had another Stuck Throttle on a miata, This is a
fairly comon problem from what I've heard, I agree that it should be
checked on EVERY car..
>> Explain to me why you can't check a throttle return with the
>You can I suppose. After this weekend, however, I would recommend
>checking it by actually depressing the throttle pedal all the way
>from the inside of the car, not just yanking on the linkage from
>the hood. An older Z car went wild on course Saturday after
>a practice excercise at our yearly spring warm up and novice
>event. It looked to me like some reckless goofing off, and when I
>near the car a white faced novice got out and said the throttle
>His father co-driver was quick thinking and reached over to turn off
>ignition. They had taken out the floor mats, had two return springs
>good shape, and linkages looked O.K. Turns out his carpets were not
>fully fastened or glued down, and the pedal was hanging up on it.
>those loose carpets techies.
>Patrick Washburn <email@example.com>
>Wausau, WI Land of Cheese
>95 DS Neon