The gas pedal or accelerator pedal. This can be cable operated or electronic- known as drive-by-wire in todays cars and trucks. The accelerator is what opens and closes the throttle on the engine to let more or less air in.
Closed throttle- less air at idle. Wide open- more air and the engine revs up.
Pilots and gear heads sometimes call this the “throttle.” Call it what you will, pressing down on it should encourage the vehicle to accelerate.
Leave comments below or see these