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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, throttle issues in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; hey i was just wondering what would cause my caddy to not downshift when i have my foot to the ...
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    Caddylover86 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1989 Fleetwood Brougham
    Join Date
    Apr 2011

    throttle issues

    hey i was just wondering what would cause my caddy to not downshift when i have my foot to the floor. usually when i punch it the car will rear back and then haul ass. now i punch it and it just creeps up like if it was at half throttle.

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    outsider is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): 87 Brougham, 1969 Calais, 95 FWB, 05 CTS, 07 SRX
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Buxton, Maine, United

    Re: throttle issues

    which engine do you have?

    If it's the olds 307 you can try adjusting the tv cable (it's self adjusting) by pushing in the tab and pulling the slider all the way back, (with the car off) then pushing throttle to WOT. It will adjust it's self.

    It could also be a vacuum issue.

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