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2000 Toyota Corolla Question: throttle cable

 

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love2race, San Pablo, CA, February 27, 2009, 21:41
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you know how the throttle cable is connected to the transmission itself, Now would the transmission fluid leak out if the rubber piece broke off.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, February 27, 2009, 23:09
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    The rubber piece where the cable goes into the transmission, if that is broken, then yes, it will leak!

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 28, 2009, 01:22
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    The cable you are describing is commonly called a "kick down" cable. It down shifts or "kicks down" the transmission when you press the accelerator pedal to the floor.

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