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Throttle-cable adjusting procedures BMW 3 E36

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Adjusting instruction for throttle cable:

For vehicles with manual transmission:

  1. Accelerator-pedal plate in idling position

(accelerator pedal on idling stop).

  1. Throttle in idling position.
  2. Adjust throttle cable so that it is free from tension (adjusting screw on throttle cable)
  3. Adjust adjustment screw on ”full-throttle stop of pedal assembly” so that it rests against accelerator-pedal plate when engine is at full load and there is still play of 0.5 mm at throttle full-load stop.

Unscrewing adjusting screw by 1.5 turns is equal to 0.5 mm play.

  1. Lock with M8 nut.

For vehicles with automatic transmission:

1. to 3., refer to manual transmission.

Without override element:

  1. Adjust pressed full-throttle stop so that it rests against accelerator-pedal plate when transmission is at full load and there is still play of 0.5 mm at throttle full-load stop.

Unscrewing adjusting screw by 1.5 turns is equal to 0.5 mm play.

  1. Lock with M8 nut.

With override element (M40 engine only):

  1. Adjust full-throttle stop so that with engine at full load (kickdown switch not pressed) throttle full-load stop is not preached (pressure point of override element can be felt).
  2. Lock with M8 nut.

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