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My 2006 Ford Escape gas pedal is dead on the floor board...

Customer Question

my 2006 Ford Escape gas pedal is dead on the floor board... no pressure in pedal or response
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: Everything else functions normally.. start and stop, brake, etc.
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I haven't tried anything yet.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nothing else to mention
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

The throttle body cable may have come off the throttle body or the cable could be broken.

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Please reply to this if you need more help and we can continue this conversation at no extra charge. This does not have to be my only answer. If you are satisfied with my service, please rate at the top of the screen. Rating does not close out your question. Remember, sometimes it is difficult to completely diagnose your vehicle without being there, but I will try to give you the best answer I can. Hoping to be giving you 5 star service.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Where is the throttle body cable?
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

What size engine?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It's a 4 cylinder
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

I can send you a diagram of the throttle cable is you would like.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

If you accept offer then click, enter contact info. Enter your email address then I will email you a pdf of the throttle cable. There are 2 diagrams available.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
how would I go about fixing the cable by that doable?
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Yes you can fix this your self should not be that hard at all.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is this a recall related item?
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

I do not see any recalls for this problem.