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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 Question: High RPM's at start up and no control of gas pedal

 

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Visitor, Scottsdale, AZ, April 21, 2011, 07:24

At start up car idles to 3,000. No acceleration / response from gas pedal. No indicator lights / warning lights are on dash.

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    Kgauto from Kommon Ground Automotive, April 21, 2011, 08:25
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    my first response is to check your throttle pedal sensor. it is located on the accelerator pedal inside of the vehicle.

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    Visitor, April 21, 2011, 08:58

    Before we can answer, does the idle speed come down by itself at some point in time? If so, approximately how many minutes after the engine idles at 3,000 RPM?

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