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Old 02-23-2010, 09:14 AM Rookie

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Throttle not working?

every so often i will be driving and my gas petal will stop working and the check engine light will come off but after pumping the petal a few times it will work again and the light will turn off. it does it even when the programer is off. i have a 00 f-250 7.3, edge evolution programer. any one have this problem or know how to fix it?
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Old 02-23-2010, 10:46 AM
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Do a search on the pedal position sensor - there is a way to place an ohmmeter on the leads and watch for smooth operation. They can go out and either have a dead spot, or quit working altogether. Other people have seen this when their chip isn't seating properly.
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Old 02-25-2010, 12:31 PM

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pull codes and see what its showing. more than likely you have a failing pedal position switch.
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