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96 eclipse. I tried to resolve the issue with the car but dunno whats wrong now. So i changed the map sensor like advised and put new PVC line and cleaned sensors. Now the car starts fine at steady rpms but only if the tps sensor is not plugged in. Also it Still redlines at 4000 rpm. Also it wont allow me to rev up. it will die if i push all the way down but if i tap the gas it will drop rpms (like about to die) and it will eventualty go back up to regular idle. Need help badly.Whats weird is when it goes below idle rpm it will allow me to gas and then redlines at 4000. well please let me know your take on things thank you

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    John May 11, 2010

    Sorry man, i've been busy. I had to drop my transmission because i killed 3rd gear synchro. Anyway your problem remains the same. It's something to do with the MAP,TPS, and O2 sensors.



    Oh, now i remember what the problem was and it was my MAP sensor wires going to my safc. I googled this problem and came up with this solution.



    http://www.dsmtuners.com/forums/420a-tur...





    There are a couple troubleshooting things you can do, it involves a multimeter and you blowing into the map sensor. Try to clean the intake manifold first and see if that helps.

    If that doesn't help post back here or contact me via messenger. Aim/yahoo/msn sn: Carnifreekshow or carnifreekshow@yahoo.com for msn

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Check for a vaccum leak at the intake. With the engine at idle spray a bit of starting fluid to find it. You will hear the engine pick-up when you hit the spot. Change the necessary gasket. Hopefully this will solve your prob! Frankster016

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