MY ACCELERATOR IS STICKING BAD

  • Tiny
  • bdleyser
  • 2006 Mazda Tribute
  • 91,000 miles

My accelerator is sticking bad. It is getting worse. It stickes worse in the cold weather. If I warm it up in the morning before leaving it seams to do better but I still have trouble with it freezing up and not taking the gas then I am stuck on the side of the road for a while. What do we need to do?

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Thursday, November 29th, 2012 AT 2:42 PM

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  • hmac300
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Try cleaning your throttle plate first with choke cleaner on both sides as well as iac hole if you have one. Then check for a bad cable if cable driven.

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Thursday, November 29th, 2012 AT 2:52 PM

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