I have a 97 honda civic. My petal all a sudden started going to the floor , i barley stop looked under n there is a line hanging down. What should i do? Im a young single women and need to know so i can fix it any ideas? N ideas where to take it near chesterton indiana?

10

Asked by Jul 06, 2019 at 08:11 AM about the 1997 Honda Civic

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Need help unsure what to do...

3 Answers

20,850

I would guess the return spring on the throttle cable has broken or became disconnected. That would be simple to fix but get someone to help you. Be careful the car does not get out of control, or over rev the engine. Turning the key off will stop the engine. Watch the steering wheel does not lock while turning key off. It will be okay.

1 people found this helpful.
10

Okay thank you i will check into return spring well have someone now that we have an idea of what we r looking at or for. Thank u again

1 people found this helpful.
20,850

That happened to me once while driving truck. I tied a piece of baler twine on the gas pedal and the other end around my knee. Every time I lifted my leg, it would pull the gas pedal back. These things only happen when you're 500 miles from home. I made it back okay, but you be careful. Thank you for the points, Sweetheart.

Your Answer:

Civic

Looking for a Used Civic in your area?

CarGurus has 6,431 nationwide Civic listings starting at $1,595.

Postal Code:

Honda Civic Experts

  • #1
    Takoda Fraser
    Reputation
    1,440
  • #2
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,330
  • #3
    Guru9CNGV
    Reputation
    1,190
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
56 Great Deals out of 2,120 listings starting at $2,795
Used Toyota Corolla
132 Great Deals out of 6,660 listings starting at $2,450
Used Honda Civic Coupe
28 Great Deals out of 923 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Camry
48 Great Deals out of 1,497 listings starting at $3,495
Used Honda CR-V
119 Great Deals out of 6,869 listings starting at $3,600
Used Nissan Altima
47 Great Deals out of 1,478 listings starting at $1,699
Used Hyundai Elantra
117 Great Deals out of 5,282 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda Accord Coupe
16 Great Deals out of 246 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
56 Great Deals out of 1,887 listings starting at $3,995
Used BMW 3 Series
108 Great Deals out of 2,414 listings starting at $2,850
Used Volkswagen Jetta
69 Great Deals out of 3,150 listings starting at $3,280

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Honda Civic For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 2,891 listings starting at $17,890
2018 Honda Civic For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 288 listings starting at $3,000
2017 Honda Civic For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 432 listings starting at $13,888
2016 Honda Civic For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 654 listings starting at $11,450
2015 Honda Civic For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 770 listings starting at $7,894

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.