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$82.63 - $339.90

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How much does Throttle Cable Repair cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Kia Optima $148 $77.73 $69.99 20% $185.23
2007 Dodge Durango $169 $99.18 $69.99 18% $206.68
2010 Ford Escape $230 $159.63 $69.99 14% $267.13
2004 Acura RSX $250 $179.92 $69.99 13% $287.42
2005 Acura TL $182 $112.29 $69.99 17% $219.79
2004 Ford Mustang $132 $61.89 $69.99 22% $169.39

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Throttle Cable Repair Service

What is the Accelerator Cable all about?

The driver controls the speed or acceleration of the car with the help of the accelerator cable, or throttle cable. This cable forms a connection between the accelerator pedal and the throttle body. It has an outer casing made of metal and rubber, while the inner cable is built with metal wire. With repeated use and friction, the accelerator cable can become worn out and ragged, and becomes more susceptible to breaking. Keep an eye out for signs that indicate that you must replace the accelerator cable.

Keep in mind:

  • If the accelerator cable is broken or frayed, it cannot relay the signal to the engine. The engine, in turn, cannot open the butterfly valves and pump oxygen into the carburetor.
  • The accelerator cable might not perform optimally because of slack. Our mechanic will examine it carefully and check for signs of wear. If there aren’t any, they could eliminate the problem by simply tightening it.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle hood is raised and supported
  • The defective accelerator cable is removed
  • The new accelerator cable is installed
  • The throttle is exercised to make it operates smoothly without binding
  • The vehicle hood is closed and road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

It is advisable to get a mechanic to check the accelerator cable in your car if you notice the accelerator is abnormally inflexible and does not come back up right away. If you face a situation where the accelerator stops responding and you’re driving on a busy road, use the remaining momentum you have to pull over to the side of the road. Call and schedule an appointment with YourMechanic to fix this problem.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Accelerator Cable?

  • Need to press down hard on the accelerator for response
  • Engine does not respond immediately when you push down on the accelerator
  • Car jerking during cruise mode

How important is this service?

A faulty or broken accelerator cable can result in your car coming to complete halt in the middle of traffic or worse, on an incline. Typically, accelerator cables are highly durable, but you should request a mechanical inspection every six months to ensure that it remains in perfect working order.

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Brandon

Brandon

15 years of experience
241 reviews
Brandon
15 years of experience
Brandon is a very knowledgeable mechanic, Looking forward to him doing more work for me.
1990 FORD BRONCO - ACCELERATOR CABLE - LOGANVILLE, GEORGIA
Jonathan

Jonathan

32 years of experience
250 reviews
Jonathan
32 years of experience
He was right on time for his appointment and finished the job in a very reasonable time at a very reasonable price I would Definitely Use him again Was very pleased with the work. Edward K ISOSoNDI
2001 LINCOLN TOWN CAR - ACCELERATOR CABLE - TAMPA, FLORIDA
Daniel

Daniel

18 years of experience
121 reviews
Daniel
18 years of experience
Very professional and accommodating.
2000 JEEP CHEROKEE - ACCELERATOR CABLE - HOUSTON, TEXAS
Shaun

Shaun

13 years of experience
238 reviews
Shaun
13 years of experience
Service was Excellent
1966 FORD F-250 - ACCELERATOR CABLE - MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA

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