No throttle

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  1. Road Runner

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    Been up cleaning out the inside of the bus and playing run the engine for a while.

    I then went to give it some revs and no throttle:Doh::cry:

    It the Ford Ford F53 chassis with the 460 engine.

    I take that its a linkage throttle? cable??

    It still has the spring on the pedal.

    It's done 160 miles since the LPG was fitted and drove home fine from them.

    Advice please?
     
  2. Geo

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    Your gonna need two people John and do a physical check to make sure the throttle is actually connected and working at the engine end, if it is you have sensor or ecu issues, may be just a gremlin and be fine next time,
    Geo
    Ps is the fault apparent using petrol and gas or just gas
     
  3. Road Runner

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    Geo was running on petrol.

    Went to rev it a bit once warm to chop it over to gas but just left with tick over.:Sad:
     
  4. Munchie

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    Hi John usually if it's a cable the throttle pedal flops around (in my experience) ::bigsmile:

    Have to admit all on cars.
     
  5. johnsandywhite

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    :Cool: I think it might be a mechanical linkage. :winky:
     
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    You are probably right. If you get a torch you can usually tell by having a look behind the throttle pedal. ::bigsmile:
     
  7. Road Runner

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    Going up today after a visit to the hospital (got damage foot again:Doh:) and will se then.

    Hope it not anything to do with ECU:Sad: as hoping to be away Thursday:helpsos:
     
  8. Road Runner

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    Sorted by my mate Mark:winky::thumb:

    T'was linkage:RollEyes:
     
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    Glad you got it sorted John,it would have taken you ages to get to Grantham on tickover.:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Smashing ::bigsmile:::bigsmile:::bigsmile:
     
  11. Road Runner

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    Yupp panicking as away Thursday::bigsmile:
     

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