Erratic Idle Speed and Increased Accelerator Pedal Effort on Infiniti QX4

Carbon deposits on the throttle body may cause any of the following issues: Idle speed fluctuation, incorrect idle speed, difficulty accelerating way from a stop, and or increased accelerator pedal resistance. Our technicians tell us a revised throttle body and associated parts are available to resolve this issue.

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Average mileage: 153,729 (131,458–176,000)
Engine affected: 3.3L V6
3 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999
6 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1997 Infiniti QX4- 3.3L V6131,458
I notice this when stopped the engine will race and I feel resistance on the brake .
1997 Infiniti QX4- 3.3L V6176,000
I was told by a mechanic cleaning off the throttle plate fixes the pedal 'sticking'.
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