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Q: No pressure to accelerator.

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Gas pedal won't supply pressure to the accelerator.

A: It sounds like there is an issue with your ...

It sounds like there is an issue with your accelerator cable. It is possible that it may be broken or has come detached from the throttle of your engine. I would recommend that you enlist the help of a certified mechanic to check the condition of your accelerator pedal and other components of the throttle in your vehicle and make any repairs.

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