Ford Taurus Service Manual: Acceleration Control

SPECIFICATIONS

Torque Specifications

Ford Taurus. Fuel System

DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION

Acceleration Control

The acceleration controls consist of the accelerator pedal and sensor assembly.

The engine management system electronically operates the throttle of the engine in response to throttle pedal movements initiated by the driver. In the event of a system failure, the engine management system provides a "limp home" mode which allows the car to be driven with limited performance.

DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING

Acceleration Control

Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual.

REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

Accelerator Pedal

Ford Taurus. Fuel System

Ford Taurus. Fuel System

Removal and Installation

  1. Disconnect the accelerator pedal sensor electrical connector.
  1. Remove the 3 accelerator pedal and sensor bolts.
    • To install, tighten to 7 Nm (62 lb-in).
  1. Remove the accelerator pedal and sensor assembly.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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