Question about 2000 Dodge Caravan
I have a 2001 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L. In warm weather it is fine, but in cold weather like 30-40 degree mornings it takes a second to kick over and then when it does it stalls unless I give it gas. I did some research and asked around and I seem to be getting the same answer. Everyone is saying it is most likely the throttle position sensor. It is obviously something to do with the idle because when it kicks over it doesnt idle high it idles low. Could the throttle position sensor be the problem? Also the throttle cable should it be tight or have slack in it because mine has more then enough slack. Please help if you can thanks.
Inlet air temperature sensor, also known as throttle body temperature sensor, will do that. Don't go changing TPS, or IAC, as suggested in other post. If they work good in warm weather, they should do the same in cold. Air inlet sensor tells system how much fuel to deliver according to temperature, as engine needs more fuel the colder it is when starting.
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
cable is fine,can be the tps but try tapping on the idle air valve and see if the idle kicks up,it works like a choke and if its stuck its a big vac leak
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
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