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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Figure 2B shows an accelerator pedal engaged in the polymer wear pad at a sewing seam.
On 4Runner, known in Japan as Hilux Surf, Lexus LX570 and RAV4, Toyota said it is recalling them for the possible floor mat entrapment of the accelerator pedal, which is the same reason cited in its massive recalls of 2009.
Among the several million Toyota vehicles sold across Europe in the past five years there has been a small number of reported cases of drivers experiencing a problem with a sticking accelerator pedal.
Summary: Toyota drivers in the UK will have to wait until next week for repairs to defective accelerator pedals.
Scott Brownlee, spokesman for Toyota in the UK, today emphasised that the occurrence of the problem with the accelerator pedal was very rare.
Dubai Toyota has announced the recall of its Avalon and Sequoia (2005-2010) models in the UAE to fix a faulty accelerator pedal which could cause sudden and unexpected acceleration.
Around 97,000 Peugeot 107 and Citroen C1 models will be recalled in Europe, including more than 6,000 in the UK, as they are fitted with the same accelerator pedal used in the Toyota Aygo, which is one of the models being recalled by the Japanese firm.
If this occurs, there is a possibility that, in the worst case, the accelerator pedal returns slowly or does not return to its idle position.
Up to 100,000 cars will be checked for an accelerator pedal problem.
Don't miss the one hidden behind the accelerator pedal.
This means additional functionality for the braking system, such as four-wheel emergency braking (in the event there is a main brake systems failure) and an auto-hold button (activated via a pushbutton next to the gear shift gate) that keeps the car from rolling when stopped at a light yet releases when the accelerator pedal is depressed.
It had adjustable pedal angles and all the features we felt it needed for both a brake pedal and an accelerator pedal.

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