accelerator linkage

accelerator linkage

[ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər ‚liŋ·kij]
(mechanical engineering)
The linkage connecting the accelerator pedal of an automotive vehicle to the carburetor throttle valve or fuel injection control.
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Another Ford recall was of 4,154 Scorpios with suspect accelerator linkage that could make the throttle jam.
BELEAGUERED Toyota is asking more than 180,000 drivers of its cars to get repairs carried out on faulty accelerator linkages.