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Reving i have a 95 dodge dakota engine revs by itself all the time. if i mash the gas real fast it comes down to idle. its a 2.5 L 4 cylinder

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I'm leaning toward TP sensor (Throttle Position) being faulty or connection dirty or corroded. remove connection, spray it up with electrical contact cleaner, at the sensor & connector & retry to see if it helps. There is a way you can try & test the TP sensor, if you have a multimeter with ohms and know how to use it. (Potentiometer ) TPsensor.

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