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What Does the Fuel Pedal Cable Do & How Can I Know When To Replace It?

What Does the Fuel Pedal Cable Do & How Can I Know When To Replace It?

Have you ever wondered what makes your car respond when you press the gas pedal? It's not just a magical connection between your foot and the engine; it's a component known as the fuel pedal cable. This often-overlooked component plays a vital role in your car's performance. So, let's "step on the gas" and uncover the secrets behind this crucial automotive component!    The Role of the Fuel Pedal Cable  The fuel pedal cable, also known as the throttle cable, is the physical link between your gas pedal and the engine's throttle body. When you press the gas pedal, it tugs on the cable, which, in turn, opens the throttle and allows air to enter the engine. This action regulates the engine's speed and power output.    Signs That Your Fuel Pedal Cable Needs Replacement Stiff or Sticky Pedal If your gas pedal feels unusually stiff or sticky when you press it, it ... read more

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