knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Nov 5 22:52:10 EST 2004
Common sources of this problem: Cruise control rod has hung up, holding
the throttle cable in the full on position; or friendly rodent has graced
the area beneath the airfilter box with some acorns or nesting materials.
At 07:38 PM 11/5/2004 -0600, Tony and Lillie wrote:
>The throttle works like this. There is a cable running from the pedal to the
>back of the engine. You need to remove the cover and air filter. Then remove
>the air filter housing - 2 10mm nuts. You can see where the cable attaches
>to a rod. The rod runs under the intake manifold to the front of the engine,
>where the throttle body is located. Maybe you can just free the throttle at
>the back with the rod. If not, you need to take the front apart. Take off
>the 4 bolts that hold the upper part of the front manifold (the part that
>the ISV bolts to) out, and the top should come off. Then, you can see the
>throttle plates. They bolt to the manifold somehow obvious, I just can't
>remember right now. Then you just have to figure out what is holding it open.
>Hope this helps,
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