Top cable comes from pedal. Where does the bottom cable attach to. It is loose so it wont return to idle. Both springs are in tact and not broken and the assembly seems ok. If I knew where the bottom cable is attached, I might be able to see what is causing it to stick and not return to idle.
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1997 Kia Sportage Question: Throttle sticks.Have to go under hood to reduce acceleration. How can I fix it?
Answer #1PARTS GUY December 20, 2012, 20:11Master
The other end goes to gas pedal.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (12947 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper December 21, 2012, 06:13Master
seek diag as this could be very dangerous
Replysnrub, December 21, 2012, 20:45Rookie
Thank you for responding. I installed an extra spring to keep the engine from racing and I keep it under 45 until I can find the problem!
pushrod December 21, 2012, 14:53Master
The bottom cable is either trans. detent (passing gear) or cruise control. Not sure if this car has trans. cable. Do you have cruise?
Replysnrub, December 21, 2012, 20:41Rookie
No I do not! Thank you for your response.
Replypushrod, December 21, 2012, 20:53Master
Now you know what the other cable goes to! Transmission.