Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Throttle Valve Cable

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ADJUSTMENT





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Fig. Fig. 1 Throttle valve cable adjustment points

  1. After installation of the cable to the transaxle, engine bracket, and throttle lever, check to ensure that the cable slider is in the zero or fully adjusted position. If not, please refer to the readjustment procedure, below.
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  3. Rotate the throttle lever to the "full travel stop" position.
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  5. The slider must move (ratchet) toward the idler lever when the idler lever is rotated to the full travel stop position.
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READJUSTMENT PROCEDURE





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Fig. Fig. 2 Readjustment of the throttle valve cable

In case adjustment is necessary because of inadvertent adjustment before or during assembly, perform the following:

  1. Depress and hold the metal readjust tab.
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  3. Move the slider back through the fitting in the direction away from the throttle lever until the slider stops against the fitting.
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  5. Release the metal readjust tab.
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  7. Rotate the throttle lever to the "full travel stop" position.
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