Accelerator Pedal Replacement, etc.
MstrBlastr at comcast.net
Tue Dec 1 12:26:46 PST 2009
Musta scared it-- posting to the list. cable "pops off the top"... Old
pedal out and new pedal in = no need to reply, thanks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Defferding" <MstrBlastr at comcast.net>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2009 10:57 AM
Subject: Accelerator Pedal Replacement, etc.
> Hi all,
> Anyone know how the throttle cable is R/R from top of accelerator pedal??
> Bentley shows a circlip, but top of pedal arm has a stout rubber cover, so
> can't easily see how it's attached. I have a replacement pedal from SJM
> thought I'd replace it while I have the knee bumper off (rubber footrest
> broken off original pedal).
> I had a no start condition and ended up replacing a broken ignition switch
> (new one hanging by connector to be screwdriver operated) as the tang
> off the key/column lock assy. Soldered/jumpered the IC board while I had
> out and replaced all the bulbs in the cluster. I tested it and it runs
> the dash appearing normal and lit up. So far, so good.
> My diagnosis included checking the solenoid and the red wire from the
> ignition switch had crumbling/stiff insulation. The wire itself seemed
> pretty sound yet, but to protect it from water/deicers I painted it with
> something called "Liquid Tape" by Performix. After several coats of this
> flexible rubber formula expect it to last for years. Seems like a good
> to protect wires with damaged insulation. Anybody else ever use this
> Dave D
> '91 200Q Pearl Sedan stock w 134K on the clock
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