Erratic Idle Speed and Increased Accelerator Pedal Effort on Infiniti QX4

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

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