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Check engine lite says the Throttle Postion Sensor is Bad

2001 KIA Rio. I need to know the location of TPS and If it's a simple plug and play part?

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The TPS is usually located on the inlet manifold at the rear of the engine.If you look at where the accelerator cable connects to the throttle housing it should be there. It's held on by 2 torx or hex head screws & has a wiring block connector with 3 wires going in to it. This connector should simply pull off when you squeeze the clasp. You didnt say which engine you have but the TPS is similar across the range. You must make sure the ignition is off when unplugging it otherwise you will generate a fault code in the Engine Managment System. Once replaced switch the ignition on for 5 seconds & then switch off. This should position the sensor ready to start the engine.

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