Check to see if the pedal is getting stuck behind some carpet that has pushed
up. Happened to me once.
On Aug 16, 2010, at 10:40 PM, Jeff and Lois Holder wrote:
> HI guys,
> Thanks for the help with the voltage regulator. Everything is working now.
> I have another problem.
> I took it out for its maiden drive a couple of days ago. I drove around for
> several miles then stopped for gas. When I started going again, the gas
> was "heavy" and hard to smoothly accelerate. I took it out today several
> for short trips with no problems. I then drove it about ten miles and stop
> a bit. When I started up again, the gas pedal was heavy but this time the
> throttle stuck open and wouldn't go back to idle.
> My guess is that when I stopped the engine temperature rose and the linkage
> expanded. Was I supposed to use a lubricant on the linkage? Any ideas.
> Jeff Holder
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