When the car is cold and I first start it up, the accelerator pedal will not depress. After several minutes of allowing the car to idle, the pedal eventually releases and everything is like normal. What possible causes might there be for this condition?
Accelerator problems on 2000 Chrysler LHS
by Visitor in Independence, MO on January 14, 2011
ANSWER by candaautomotive on January 14, 2011
Sounds like you have contaminate built up at the throttle body?
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