A gas pedal can get
stuck for a variaty of reasons. These include problems with
linkage, cables or even floormats and flipflops.
If your gas pedal gets stuck while you're driving:
- Shift into neutral
- Don't turn the engine off while
you are moving unless you no longer need to steer the
- Keep a
look out for traffic and apply your brakes.
- Look for
a way to drive the car safely off the road.
- Warn other
drivers by flashing your emergency lights.
possible to free the stuck pedal by tapping it or removing
the obstruction. If you can get your foot under it, lift
it up to free it.