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Old 05-02-2011, 10:50 AM   #1
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Sensitive Gas Pedal

I know the TJ gas pedals are very sensitive. My gas pedal also slides side to side fairly easily. Does everyone elses side left to right? Could mine be excessively loose? Just wondering. Thanks!

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Old 05-02-2011, 11:26 AM   #2
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Mine was evtremely sensitive, jet chip smoothed it out. Also, side to side may not be a great thing.

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Old 05-02-2011, 11:29 AM   #3

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no issues like that with mine-maybe someone else has a "fix" or seen this? Wouldn't feel real safe with issues with that control.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:37 AM   #4
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I've been thinking about designing a cam for the throttle body to make the relationship between the pedal and TB non linear in order to get more resolution down low.
my 06 LJ rubicon
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I put a heavier spring from the hardware store on my throttle body... As told by people on this site. It worked GREAT! Now, I am not bucking all over the place. Just take your spring in and match the length up with something stiffer. Only cost a couple bucks. No play that I noticed side to side with my pedal though.
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Old 05-02-2011, 09:08 PM   #6
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I adjusted the throttle spring to stiffen up the gas pedal. It worked very well. The side to side looseness of my gas pedal was due to the the black pedal arm being off center of its hinge. It banged it back into place with a hammer and it doesn't slide at all. Thanks for all the help!
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Old 05-02-2011, 09:15 PM   #7
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Mine was pretty sensitive too. The 06 model didn't come with one but I put a throttle return spring on it and solved the problem.

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It used to be a jeep thing... til that sh!t broke!
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