Removal of accelerator pedal of Fiat Punto

SOHC (8-valve) engines

1 From under the facia inside the Fiat Punto car, unhook the accelerator cable from the fork at the top of the pedal arm.
2 Release the two retaining lugs and lift the pedal off the mounting bracket.

DOHC (16-valve) engines

3 From under the facia inside the car, undo the two bolts securing the pedal and potentiometer assembly to the mounting bracket (see illustration).



Accelerator pedal retaining bolts (arrowed) - DOHC (16-valve) engines


4 Withdraw the pedal from its location, disconnect the potentiometer wiring connector, and remove the assembly from the car.

Refitting the accelerator pedal of Fiat Punto

5 Refitting is a reversal of removal. On SOHC (8-valve) engines check, and if necessary adjust, the accelerator cable.