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Throttle just stuck open

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JACKEL142, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    JACKEL142

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    I just got went out to lunch, accelerated out of the parking lot at approx 3/4 throttle, and it stuck open. Tapped the pedal several times and it released. any one else ever have this problem? I called the local dealer, and they haven't heard of any complaints with the tacos.
    2009 4.0L.:eek:
     
  2. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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  3. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    x2!
     
  4. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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    Danosabre

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    No problems with mine.

    Time for a bungee cord mod to the gas pedal.:D
     
  5. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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    Dark Knight

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  6. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    Asgard

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    lol, I actually thought about that, kinda like the zip tie mod for the floormat. Do both and you should be good to go.
     
  7. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    You better get that fixed before the world ends in 2012. When shit hits the fan you gotta have good throttle control!
     
  8. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I just read a story on someones 2009 Tacoma whos throttle got stuck open and rain into like a building or something. Theres a thread on it here somewhere.:rolleyes:
     
  9. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:11 PM
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    aficianado

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    back to bone stock.
    when the world ends..full throttle will come in handy. zombies.
     
  10. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    epa4wd

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    oh shit he said something bad about a Tacoma!

    GET HIM!!!!!!!

    [​IMG]

    LOL J/K
     
  11. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    swise

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    here we go........:boom::boom:
     
  12. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    Jon M

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  13. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    tomonian77

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    It's happened to me, caused me to roll my truck.
     
  14. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    kris77

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    I think a mouse was under your hood and was sitting on the throttle. When you tapped the pedal, it scared him and he ran off.
     
  15. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Your BS'in us right?:confused:
     
  16. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    No sir. It happened 3 months after I bought my 08.
     
  17. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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  18. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    What? Thats crazy. Sorry to hear that.:eek:
     
  19. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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  20. Feb 12, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    aficianado

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    damn, get it checked out ASAP. cant imagine how a mechanic will mimic the symptoms.

    keep us posted! please
     
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