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Thread: Sticky throttle????????????????
10-12-2009, 09:17 AM #1
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I have a 2001 Silverado with a 4.8 v-8. I was wondering if anyone else has experianced this problem. Sometimes after the engine is warm for driving and I let off the gas or turn off and restart the motor the gas pedal seems to get stuck. If I press harder or pump the pedal it opens and operation returns to normal. As of late it has started doing this on the freeway at 65 mph I let off and it gets stuck. It almost acts and sounds like when released as if it is vacum induced. Any ideas???????????????
10-12-2009, 05:06 PM #2
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My 2000 5.3L does something similar. Usually the fix for me is to pull the throttle body and scrub the throat with carb cleaner and a tooth brush to get all the carbon deposits out especially around and on the butter fly. I then take a very fine sand paper just to smooth the bore. I have done this twice now since new and both times it has fixed the problem.
Hope this helps!
10-13-2009, 06:47 AM #3
x2 on the TB cleaning!!99 Silverado 1500 Z71
5.3L 4L60E Tranny
TransGo Shift Kit
2.5" Rough Country
33" BF Good A/T
Cherry Bomb Turbo
Cobra CB w/
Dual Fiberglass Antennas
01 Kawasaki KLR650
10-13-2009, 07:37 AM #4
my dad's 02 6.0 does something similar to that. He just puts up with it tho.2010 Equinox LT
2.4, 6 speed auto, power lift gate, remote start, bluetooth, xm.
1995 Cheyenne C1500 ext. cab(my baby, my first truck)
5.0, 5 speed, Silverado appearance package, power nothing, bucket seats and console Silverado, painted black interior, eBay halo headlights, eBay chrome tails, eBay cai, dual Flowmaster 40's w/no cats, 15x7 American Racing Hopsters, Walmart fog lights, SS mirrors
10-25-2009, 06:17 PM #5
I gave my TB a few shots of TB cleaner a week ago (TB still on truck) and it's been fine ever since.
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