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Old 12-06-2001, 12:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation What are some symptoms of a bad TPS?

Could anyone tell me what some of the symptoms of a bad Thottle Position Sensor?
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Old 12-06-2001, 12:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Poor fuel economy, hesitation, loss of power, studdering, stalling. Any or all of those.
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Old 12-06-2001, 01:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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my car bucks and jerks with light throttle pressure like when I'm cruising
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Old 12-06-2001, 05:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Usually its a rolling idle, or poor throttle responce
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Old 12-06-2001, 07:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Your symptom is very textbook "bad TPS"
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Old 12-08-2001, 06:15 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I agree. You should check it's adjustment and how smooth it transcends from idle to WOT. The best method of doing the later is in ohms with a DMM that has a bargraph. If you have one, let me know and I'll walk you through it.

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