accelerator pedal


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accelerator pedal

[ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər ‚ped·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
A pedal that operates the carburetor throttle valve or fuel injection control of an automotive vehicle.
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Toyota is confident that the rigorously tested accelerator pedal remedies and the brake override feature are effective and firmly believes that, with these remedies, its vehicles are among the safest on the road today.
CTS Corp, the supplier of the accelerator pedals at the centre of the crisis, said late on Wednesday it had a fix for the safety issue and had begun to ship redesigned parts to Toyota factories.
Still, Kia owners are being asked by phone and mail to have their vehicle's accelerator pedal assembly replaced.
CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) today announced that CTS Automotive Products was awarded follow-on production programs for a new Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Accelerator Pedal Module.
Honda honored CTS on February 12, 2008 at their headquarters in Tokyo, Japan for developing "a compact and low power consumption accelerator pedal with an integrated sensor.
Toyota said a precision-cut steel reinforcement bar will be installed into the accelerator pedal assembly on affected vehicles, thereby eliminating the excess friction that has caused pedals to stick in rare instances.
CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) today announced that CTS Automotive Products was awarded seven additional production programs for its Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Accelerator Pedal Modules by Chery Automotive Co.
Toyota honored CTS Automotive Products for exceeding quality expectations on the accelerator pedal modules built by CTS' Canadian manufacturing facility.
CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) today announced that CTS Automotive Products was awarded additional production programs for its Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Accelerator Pedal Modules.
A RETIRED teacher inadvertently pressed the accelerator pedal too long and her car smashed into a wall and the side of a house, a coroner concluded.
In either mode, full performance can be accessed by kicking down on the accelerator pedal, as in a vehicle with a conventional automatic gearbox.
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