Ford Mustang Service Manual: Accelerator Cable - 3.8L

Acceleration Control (Description and Operation)

Component Locations

 


 

The throttle is controlled by the accelerator cable which is connected to the


The throttle is controlled by the accelerator cable which is connected to the accelerator pedal and shaft.

  • The accelerator pedal and shaft should travel smoothly from the idle to the wide-open throttle (WOT) positions. Hesitation on return or prevention of return to the idle position must not occur.
  • Surrounding components such as wiring, hoses, sound insulator and floor covering must not contact the sliding inner member of the accelerator cable or the accelerator pedal and shaft.
  • The sliding inner member of the accelerator cable should not be lubricated and is not serviceable.
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