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Old 09-20-2008, 02:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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when i depress the accelerator to full throtle there is something behind the pedal that stops me from going futher what is this thing
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Old 09-20-2008, 03:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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maybe a limiter of some sort?
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when i depress the accelerator to full throtle there is something behind the pedal that stops me from going futher what is this thing
If the cars an auto then it's most likely the auto transmission kickdown button.
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Old 09-20-2008, 11:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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If the cars an auto then it's most likely the auto transmission kickdown button.
what does the kickdown button do
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When you push the pedal hard with your foot, the autobox will go down a gear, for overtaking etc.
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I get no such thing . I often slam the pedal to the floor My car is a manual, however.
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I agree, it's most likely the kick down switch. It may be stuck somehow.
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I'm with everyone else if it is an auto it is more then likely the kickdown switch.
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