accelerator pedal


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Using the accelerator pedal position sensors, brake light switch circuitry, and the vehicle speed sensors, this intuitive and intelligent extra measure of confidence helps ensure that vehicles can be controlled in the event that the accelerator pedal is trapped.
Toyota had already halted North American production of the vehicles with potentially sticky accelerator pedals for the first week of February to catch up with repairs.
The fault can cause accelerator pedals to become stuck or be slow to return when released.
Initially, dealers will be instructed on how to reshape the accelerator pedal for the repair," the company said in a notification to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Acceleration sense is the ability to use the accelerator pedal precisely, avoiding sudden or coarse movements that result in jerky movement.
Our investigation indicates that there is a possibility that certain accelerator pedal mechanisms may, in rare instances, mechanically stick in a partially depressed position or return slowly to the idle position," Toyota USA group vice president Irv Miller said in a statement.
CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) today announced that CTS Automotive Products has been awarded a $22 million production program for its Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Accelerator Pedal Modules from a major Japanese vehicle manufacturer.
The recall, coming five months behind similar measures in the United States, was issued in response to a request by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs which found that the floor mats in these cars could jam the accelerator pedal causing unintended acceleration.
Johnny, right, moved into the passenger seat to prise him free but Harvey jumped across and hit the accelerator pedal.
July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia today announced a voluntary recall of 1996 Sportage EX sport-utility vehicles in order to replace the accelerator pedal assembly.
CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) today announced that CTS Automotive Products has been awarded a production program for its Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Accelerator Pedal Modules from a major Japanese vehicle manufacturer.
The linkage was inadequately lubricated at the factory and could "stick" when the accelerator pedal is released.
This activity will also spearhead the development of several advanced, patented technologies including Drive-by-Wire accelerator pedal systems and Adjustable Pedal Systems in the world automotive market.
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