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My 1996 5.o vortec goes to full throttle when I start it?

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My 1996 5.o vortec goes to full throttle when I start it?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** it eventually come back down or does it stay at full throttle until you shut it off? Thanks.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Stays at full throttle tell I shut it off! Went into the store it was running fine when I came back and started it it went to full throttle I checked throttle linkage every thing fine
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Have you checked the throttle plate to see if its stuck open?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Not yet! I had to get a motel I'm waiting for my son to pick me up will let you know! Thanks
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Ok, keep me updated. I'm pretty sure throttle plate is stuck open and once you access it to take a look problem should be obvious. Let me know, thanks.