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Re: Runaway throttle?



there is nothing  to see underneath, your linkage is all visible from the engine bay
 
In a message dated 7/2/2016 11:03:20 A.M. Central Daylight Time, lightsplicer@xxxxxxxxx writes:
I apologize for not staying in the conversation better. So, I should have mentioned that I don't have carpet (the front doors are sagging, and the weatherstrip isn't any good, which causes lots of leaking at the front of the doors in a rain), and I don't have cruise control. I'll get under the car today to take a look. I never considered a rodent nest, but you never know with those things. Thank you for all the replies!

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On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:31 PM, <wheelsdavid2@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I bought a '64 New "Yawker" some years back for the engine (413) and trans (727/cable shift). I swear that as I was tearing stuff out of that thing there were things that were alive! A "Chebbie" buddy that was helping me named it the "Swamp Monster".



From: "Roland Osborne" <roland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 8:36:50 AM
Subject: RE: Runaway throttle?


MICE OR BIG SNAKE!

 

From: 'D J' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse [mailto:1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 10:33 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Runaway throttle?

 

Have someone start car, with you under hood watching the linkage. Just be ready to turn car off if it starts to do it again. Carpet what have to be alive? ;-)  

DJ

 

On Monday, June 27, 2016 8:30 AM, John Waskiewicz <jswask@xxxxxxx> wrote:

 

I don't think it would be the carb as he says the gas pedal is actually going to the floor. So it is something mechanical that is doing it. Besides the kick down. As check the linkage from carb to gas pedal that it moves freely. Maybe the carpet or floor pad is interfering with the linkage.

 

 

 

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From: carverex@xxxxxxx
Date: 06/27/2016 8:32 AM (GMT-05:00)
To: The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Runaway throttle?

Hi Scott

 

As you mentioned, the kickdown lever could be suspect. Just pry it off of the little ball joint connector and work it by hand.

Another thought might be a stuck fast Idle cam on the carb. Good luck, and keep us posted.

 

Lyle

'63 Sport Fury


On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 9:59:02 PM UTC-4, Scott Hinojos wrote:

Hello all,

I'm way behind in getting my '64 300 back on the road this year, but I finally did the service I needed to do today, then fired it up. It runs great, except the throttle pedal is being pulled to the floor by some unseen force, and the engine revs to the moon. It just occurred to me that it might be a sticky kickdown; is that possible? Could it be something else? The throttle springs on the carb are in good condition, and the car ran absolutely fine when I drove it last. I don't see anything (at least from above) that shows something is wrong. Any suggestions? I'll try to get the front up in the air tomorrow after work for some sleuthing...

Thanks!

~S~

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