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Accelerator pedal stuck briefly - how to make sure it doesn't happen again?

There's 3 things you need to look at: the accelerator pedal itself the throttle cable the throttle body If you pop the hood, find your throttle body: it is between the air intake tube and the metal ...
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Accelerator pedal stuck briefly - how to make sure it doesn't happen again?

This is a well-worded, interesting, and valuable question. Unfortunately, not among the "gung ho risk taking" mechanics, I would not even guess at an answer without seeing the problem firsthand. So ...
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Wobbly clutch pedal

An "unhappy" amount of movement in the pedal doesn't seem right, especially in a new car. If no one here can give you a definitive answer, and looking at the pedal mount and linkage under the dash isn'...
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How can I make my metal pedals less slippery when wet?

Get some grip tape and put it on your pedals Grip tape will allow you to use your pedals even if your shoes and wear we and give the traction you need to prevent your feet from slipping off of them ...
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Wobbly clutch pedal

The first step is figuring out where the wiggle is coming from. Stick your head or a camera under the dash and check the pedal assembly. If you don't have an Olympic gymnast-like ability to contort ...
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Why do honda specs say the throttle cable should have 10mm of play?

The slack is there so that the throttle is not operated ie it keeps the setting decided by the driver, causing unwanted change in speed / power, when the cable flexes due to engine movement or the ...
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Clutch "catch" point has changed, along with distance needed to engage

Could be either one. Not driving it is a good idea, the clutch is probably not actually disengaging all the way, and driving on it could greatly increase clutch wear. Most of my answer is based on ...
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How can I make my gas pedal and brake pedal more aligned?

You can use something like this. http://www.creativecontrolsinc.com/products/pedalmates.htm Or In this video https://youtu.be/r0wANj7HWOY the guy screws a door stop to his gas pedal.
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No clutch pressure in N15 Pulsar (GA16DE)

This sounds like a now snapped cable. The snapping noise was probably the last few steands of the Bowden cable breaking. Given the cost of a new one and the possibility of a second hand one not ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla - Brake Pedal Pressue

Several things can cause a spongy brake pedal. If the brake fluid is old, say more than 5-7 years old, it may contain to much water. Brake fluid gradually absorbs water from the air. If enough water ...
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Mazda 6 2004 Clutch Pedal Will Not Return

Should the clutch pedal not return to normal (up) position from the spring resistance in the master? If it has been correctly bled, it should return on its own. If you didn't bench bleed, it may not ...
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Clutch "catch" point has changed, along with distance needed to engage

Sounds like you have an SAC (Self-Adjusting Clutch). Every now and then, as the clutch is wearing down, it will re-adjust to compensate for wear on the clutch. Likely, your clutch is starting to age,...
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How can I make my metal pedals less slippery when wet?

I'm going to throw this out there too as a supplement piece to the above answers oriented along the lines of preventing the pedals from getting wet in the first place. I however also recommend the ...
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