[Vwdiesel] lubin' the cable

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Wed May 16 00:42:32 EDT 2007

Chris Geiser wrote:
> 82 diesel vanagon: accelerator cable is getting sticky.  This cable is
> obviously long - front of van to rear engine.
> I've been spraying some Tri-flow (Teflon lubricant) on the engine side of
> the cable and working it in (having one of my offspring pump the pedal) -
> that helps for a few days, then gets sticky again.  Still works, but will
> stick above idle and occasionally at full throttle :0
> Anyone have suggestions on a better lube to try?
> Thanks (as always),
> Chris

Might try a motorcycle shop and pick up some cable lube.  Should be a 
spray can with a special injector like this:



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