gas pedal

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Adrian Bailey, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. I've not had any trouble starting the 306 before (it's 1998/1.6) but after
    all the rain last night it wouldn't start this afternoon. Not only that, but
    the accelerator pedal is now on the floor and if I pull it back up it just
    flops to the floor again. Suggestions? Thanks, Adrian
    Adrian Bailey, Jan 1, 2004
  2. Adrian Bailey

    Bob Minchin Guest

    The most likely probelm I can think of is the pedal return spring has
    either broken of become un hitched at one end or other. Spring is
    usually inside the drivers footwell but I'm not familiar with the 306
    Or, it is just possible that the cable has become jammed.


    Bob Minchin, Jan 1, 2004
  3. Adrian Bailey

    Doki Guest

    Sounds like what the other bloke said. The car won't start because in most
    cars, pressing the pedal to the floor when you're starting stops the car
    fuelling so that you can clear a flooded engine. If you can lift the
    throttle it should start, but driving it would be rather interesting :).
    Doki, Jan 1, 2004
  4. Adrian Bailey

    Conor Guest

    Snapped cable.
    Conor, Jan 2, 2004
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