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How to clean throttle position sensor in a 2011 chevy malibu

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SOURCE: I am needing to replace the throttle position sensor

It is located in the large hose coming from the air filter it just pulls out

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SOURCE: how to install a throttle position sensor on 93' 4.3 chevy 1500 truck

the two bolts that hold the sensor are torqued to 18 inch pounds. other than that it's self adjusted through the ecm

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SOURCE: my 1988 chevy s10 idles but when accelerating has

check the fuel pressure to determine that the fuel pump is still good. there should be a schrader valve with a plastic cap on it on the fuel supply line that goes to the throttle body or if you have one fuel injector per cylinder, you will have a fuel rail that feeds each injector that will have the schrader valve that you screw the fuel pressure tester on. most fuel injection systems run 30 to 40 psi, but check a service manual or call a dealer to get the correct psi for your vehicle. if the fuel pressure is within specs, it sounds like the MAF (mass air flow) sensor is the culprit.

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SOURCE: tps sensor on a 2002 chevy cavalier

Find where the throttle cable goes the the throttle body. Now on the opposite side of the throttle body is the TPS 3 wires/plug.

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