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Old 06-12-2005, 09:54 PM   #1
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my throttle sticks only when flexing front or rear tires.
its a 1406 edelbrock. & it has two return springs on it to help prevent.
it stills sticks.
on flat plains it has no problems even at full throttle

any suggestions to fix
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Old 06-12-2005, 10:12 PM   #2
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Does it have a throttle cable or rod?
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yep i have same problem on my eldebrock carb...i just shortened the springs o it is tighter seems to close it off
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Two Springs & Tight & Still Sticks
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Old 06-13-2005, 09:24 AM   #5
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checked the routing of your throttle cable? how many loops are in it. If it only binds when you flex it, something is twisting into it... have you inspected the cable and linkage while it is flexed?
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Got to be the throttle cable, see if it is getting between the frame and body during a flex. If it were the carb itself it would be sticking just going down the road.
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The sheath for the cable is probably twisting and causing the cable to bind up inside.
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My K5 has that problem too... although its probably not the best solution i just got used to taping the accelerator when i need to slow down
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