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Question Adjusting gas pedal?

Ok so a while back I saw an article about adjusting the gas pedal to have more control of accleration but I can't find it. On my truck as soon as it clicks it jumps and acclerates to around ten mph it's a little annoying when I'm trying to go below that. Does anyone have this problem also? How do you adjust it?

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pedal controls a potentiometer. throttle position sensor. as far as more control. i assume you are looking for a way to increase the throw ratio of the pedal-sensor. increase the distance between the sensor and pivot point.

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The only way to adjust it is in the tuning. Maybe the pedal itself needs replacement. They are about $120 at the dealer IIRC

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I found the article. It was on that sticky great info for obs. I guess you have to bend the medal thing that depresses the acclerator. I'm gunna go try it.

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look on the good side, atleast you dont have to go half way to the floor before you get anything like mine
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The only way to adjust it is in the tuning. Maybe the pedal itself needs replacement. They are about $120 at the dealer IIRC
you not a optimistic person or do not understand my reply or have trouble with mechanical comprehension. heck just throw a heavier return spring on the pedal. a longer ratio will give you a better control of the input. take the bend out of the pedal add some length to it. take it to ih and have progressive shift enabled if it is a manual a auto would drive you a bit mad with progressive shift.
how is it down through the tuning? how do you change inputs without changing hardware?


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Worked for me. That along with cleaning up around the pedal and sensor. Add a little lubricant. Big improvement.

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Worked for me. That along with cleaning up around the pedal and sensor. Add a little lubricant. Big improvement.
ill have to try that

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