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Reving up and down and shifting rough only sometimes

On occasion vehicle while in park neutral or drive revs way up then back down sometimes holding around 2 or 3 thousand rpm's. When the truck is having one of these tantrums it also shifts both up and down very hard slamming in and out of gears. At other times the truck runs great. When i had it checked the only code coming up is for the TPS sensor. I replaced this myself twice now and still check engine light, same code same problem.

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