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Old 09-09-10, 06:43 PM
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Good looking out LEXMEX and salimshah!

1. My ES' response feels like a 'brand new' 11 year old car nah but seriously my engine / transmission / powertrain doesn't have the awkward hesitation between 2nd and/or 3rd gear after decelerating without stopping then proceeding to accelerate while driving on the highway.

2. Acceleration pedal is MUCH more responsive.

3. Up and down RPM syndrome is gone (This started to occur yesterday)

4. No more jump into DRIVE or REVERSE after shifting from PARK.

5. Purrs smoothly at idle

*FYI if anyone has way too much slack on your acceleration cable (I personally had 1-1/2" - 2" play up and down), IMO I highly recommend this adjustment. I almost thought my tranny was slipping or starting to go bad.

Thanks fellas.
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My 98 ES300 throttle cable slack too, the bolts aleady moved to the left max. But it is still slack.
Have to add the spacer at the gas padel to shorten it.
The result is big difference!!!
The jump/shake of gear-shift 1-2 , 2-1 and Reverse were much improved.
Hope this helps!









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Old 03-26-12, 02:44 PM
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I tried to move the nut on the left to the left, but it wont budge.. maybe its ready to its max?

The one to the right is already to its max
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Old 03-27-12, 06:13 AM
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Originally Posted by NyCrAzY View Post
I tried to move the nut on the left to the left, but it wont budge.. maybe its ready to its max?

The one to the right is already to its max
I'd need to see a photo of it, but there is only so far it can go. Might have to spray some PB Blaster on it.
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Just did this mod and it seams to make a big improvement, I would only add that you will need to use a set of "Robo-grip" pliers to keep the throttle cable from spinning and I would start with the left nut 1st (mine were 1/2 inch)

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Old 02-25-15, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Lexmex View Post
I've actually had it stick once in Mexico and had to lube it. You do have to keep a watchful eye out.

Here are the photos I just took. This is the at its fullest extent.
Hello LexMex. After doing this cable mod, did you ever get a CEL indicating your mixture was too lean? Just curious. Thank you in advance
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Old 06-18-17, 05:31 PM
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thanks guy it does help
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