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Re: Accelerator Cable Broken SIX Times
Check the engine earth strap - the engine may be trying to use the cable as an earth to the bodywork and the cable is overheating.
Also check all cable runs neat and in line with the pedal and
. When the pedal is fully down there should still be some slack in the cable otherwise it will be strained.
At what point do they break?
I daren't even put my foot flat down - I know it will snap
2 of them broke randomally - they started sticking really badly and then snapped, 1 broke because the plastic clip flung off, 1 snapped because it was sticking and got stuck on 3500 revs so I lifted it up with my foot, with another 1 the pedal dropped down and the next day the cable snapped and now I'm on this one!
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