How do you remove a throttle cable from a carburetor?
Simply use your finger to lift up the part that the cable attaches to (it’s the part that opens up the butterfly’s) then with the other hand, use needle nose pliers to turn the gold, brass plug until it comes out of the butterfly. You will see that when it is out there is a small hole and a channel.
Are throttle cables universal?
In today’s modern vehicles, throttle cables are obsolete with the widespread use of drive-by-wire throttle pedal assemblies. Our universal throttle cable offerings fit most any application or engine type and mounting location.
Why is my throttle cable stuck?
A sticky throttle could be caused by worn cables, lack of lubrication in the cables or the cable getting bound up somewhere in the mechanism. Or it can be caused by an issue with the carburetor or EFI. If the screws in the throttle housing are too tight it could cause the cable to stick.
How do you adjust the throttle on a carburetor?
Locate the high speed mixture screw and turn it clockwise until the needle just touches the seat. Then turn the screw counterclockwise 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 turns. Restart the engine and set the throttle position to HIGH or FAST. Turn the high speed or main jet screw clockwise until the engine begins to slow.
How do I know if my throttle cable is bad?
Signs of a bad accelerator cable
- The pedal feels stiff or hard to depress.
- The pedal sticks and does not release normally.
- There is slack in the pedal’s movement.
- There is a rough or abnormally low idle.
- The engine stalls.
- There is a delay in response when you push the pedal down.
Is throttle cable and accelerator cable the same?
Your car’s accelerator cable, also known as a throttle cable, is a braided metal wire that connects the gas pedal to the engine throttle plate.