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Throttle Problem--Need help

Old 24-Aug-2003, 10:48 AM
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Question Throttle Problem--Need help

Got a 93 civ lx 5sp with 340k on car and 25K on second motor.
here's the problem
When you take off from a start at normal speeds the car stops responding (feels like no gas and the car starts to slow&RPM drop) after the shift between gears. You have to floor it to get it to come back. this really sucks in traffic and puts a strain on the motor mounts when it finally kicks back in.
This never happens under hard acceleration though.

Any ideas what would cause this?
I am guesing that a faulty Throttle position switch is the cause but wanted to see if anybody else has run into this problem.
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Old 24-Aug-2003, 10:51 AM
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your throttle cable is probably either not sitting properly or it is to loose
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just tighten it up and your problem will most likely be solved
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