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so recently I tried to start my 1997 Honda Civic all that happened was that the engine revved extremely high and then I shut it off. The gas pedal has absolutely no resistance.

  • You have an vacuum leak – hello motto Dec 14 '18 at 10:57
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    Does the pedal come up, or does it go to the floor and stay there? Needless to say don't try to drive it! – GdD Dec 14 '18 at 11:52
  • Did anyone work on it recently?? – Moab Dec 14 '18 at 22:11
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Sounds like the throttle linkage is sticky or is missing the spring that returns it to idle. Check under the hood on the throttle body. Another possibility is that the cable that connects you pedal to the throttle linkage either is stuck or came loose, but i'd check the linkage first.

You can look at this video for an example, although i do not know if it is from the correct model year and engine type.

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