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Zx2: my zx2 will not respond when i mash the fuel pedal it

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my zx2 will not respond when i mash the fuel pedal it runs
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
when you first cranked the car it idled a little high but smoothed out. Once gas is given it's like it will only take but so much bearly going about a steady 5 mph. didn't try to drive it due being worried that it wouldn't run at all. The cable on the throttle body appeared to have a lot of slack in it. I adjusted it but that was of no help. Still runs the same which makes me wonder if it should have had that much slack in the first place. Now I just don't know what to do
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Chris. Thanks for seeking us for help.
Under the hood at the throttle body, manually turn the throttle body linkage to rule out the pedal and cable. If it still will not rev up then there is an engine issue. Are there warning lights on while running? Can you check the fuel pressure running, it should be around 30 or more psi.
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Thanks Chris