Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: No response from gas pedal

asked by on

I have no response from my gas pedal. I read that my throttle body may need to be reprogrammed.

Throttle body relearn would be one of the last things to consider after verifying that all wiring is correct and the actuator tests out ok. The issue could be very simple, or as complicated as internal engine malfunction, so I would suggest having a certified mechanic diagnose the acceleration problem before doing anything else.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Getting knocking sound when engine is idling from the floor front and side of the engine

Hello, thank you for writing in. The knocking is going to sound worse at idle because the number of combustion cycles happening is less than when you are accelerating or maintaining a higher RPM. With that being said, engine knock...

Q: Where is the crankshaft sensor located on a 2011 vw gti

On the 2.0L engine, the crankshaft position sensor is located adjacent to the oil filter and is held to the cylinder block with one fastener. The sensor will be visible looking from underneath after you have removed the engine undercover....

Q: Car slightly jerks, stalls, and then restarts

Hello. A faulty coil pack is likely the cause of the issue you are having. A less likely cause could be a clogged fuel filter or fouled spark plugs. I suggest that you have a technician inspect your coil pack...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...