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Old Oct 6th, 2012, 04:16 PM
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Accelerator not working

H I hope someone has experienced this before.

I have a 2000 Mini Cooper. I was driving the car today and it just lost power. The accelerator pedal was not working at all. No warning lights came on. I pulled over and tried to rev the engine but the pedal just wouldn't work (it was moving, it just didn't make any difference).

I turned the car off and back on again and it was then fine. any idea?
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Old Jan 14th, 2013, 06:49 PM
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hi did you ever get this issue sorted mine does the same thing

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Hi.

No I didn't but it hasn't done it since. I did have a badly leaking radiator and the garage guy said they could be related. Don't think so though.

My electrics seem to be playing though. My flat tyre sensor light keeps flashing but all tyres are fine.
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mine did it once last year and today ,you just driving along the total loss of acceleration but the car dosent cut out and no warning lights,you can move the throttle pedal and nothing, turn engine off restart then everthing is fine

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Yep. Exactly the same as mine. I would like to know what caused it though
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im tempted to change the pedal

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It's been on a diagnostic equipment dosent show any fault and because it happens intermittent there know way of knowing what it is

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Its the fly by wire bit not flying I would think, maybe something interfered with its signal temporarily?
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Quote: Originally Posted by The Nun (original)
Its the fly by wire bit not flying I would think, maybe something interfered with its signal temporarily?

It's funny you mention that its happened both at the same place

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