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Unintended acceleration when the brakes are applied 2001 pathfinder.

Occasionally our 2001 pathfinder will accelerate when the brakes are applied. There is a very loud squealing of the tires with lurching of the car. we have always been able to come to a stop. We have had the car in to be assessed and checked and each time assured that it is O.K. but the problem continues to occur. Do you have any idea what might be the cause and how it can be repaired?

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Occasionally your 2001 pathfinder will accelerate when the brakes are applied. And there is a very loud squealing of the tires with the lunching of the car.

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Your pathfinder has a TPS sensor which is your throttle position sensor if this sensor is stuck or bad it will send a MSG to your computer saying that it's not getting enough fuel so it will compensate and cause your engine to rev unusually hi and causing your tire's to chirp also your apm's should jump while doing that you should se a big difference in your gas mileage as well.

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