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> 2000 S40 Accelerates On Its Own, My car is accelerating with pedal
ccmjr77
post May 7 2007, 03:47 PM
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My 2000 S40, which I purchased used has started accelerating on its own.
The Cruise control is turned "off".

You have to hold down the brake pedal to keep from taking off.

Any thoughts or ideas? My wife is now afraid to drive it.
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Blondie22
post Jun 18 2007, 02:23 PM
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I had the same problem, it turned out to be faulty thermostat sensor, of al things.
Car wasn't overheating, but once they fixed it, ghostly accerlation was gone.
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post Jan 9 2008, 05:18 PM
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QUOTE(Blondie22 @ Jun 18 2007, 12:23 PM)
I had the same problem, it turned out to be  faulty thermostat sensor, of al things.
Car wasn't overheating, but once they fixed it, ghostly accerlation was gone.
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Mine ended up being this same thing.
thanks,
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