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Engine Light on stalls when let off gas

I am learning to work on my 97 XJ and I have run into a problem with the engine light is on and says it needs a new TPS. I have changed the TPS 2 times now the light is still on and it stalls when u let off gas.
As I mention I am new at working on it if you can give me an idea of what’s wrong and how to check it out it would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Check the idle air control (nest to the tps) remove it and clean the spindle and the passageway, don't turn the spindle and don't loose the "o" ring seal. (I'm assuming you have a 4.0 otherwise the arrangement may be different. Anyhow, this may help.

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I would check fuel preesure

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Could be fuel filter or pump i would try changing the filter and go from there

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