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Throttle Positioning Sensor for 2006 Buick Rainer

My car was diagnosed to have a throttle positioning sensor that's bad. I was told on my car that I have to replace the whole thing since this is part of the throttle body. It is going to cost ~ $280.00 for just this part. Does that sound right to you?

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    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    does this application ( your vehicle) have adjustable pedals or not ?, and is it the v6 or v8 model ? and this sounds like a drive by wire application . looking in manual and calling 3 parts houses there is no per say throttle position sensor as we know it to be a replicable tps unit . they called it the accelerator position sensor and if it had adjustable pedals yes it was quite expensive . please don't kill the messenger .



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