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Throttle position sensor

Car started losing power going down the road. No throttle. Then just shut off. Now will not start. Has fire to wires. Power from battery. Seems to turn over a little slow, but will not crank. Any ideas?

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  • Dave Sweeney
    Dave Sweeney Dec 30, 2013

    Will turnover but not start. Has spark from wire boot to plug. No handheld to check codes.

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You cranked the battery low.
ever do the 60k tuneup on the engine? with timing belt, per operator guide?
if not BOOM !

which engine in this Daewoo/GM-Holden/Suzuki wonder box.
what country was it sold to.?????? usa, ?
did you use a scan tool cranking (battery charged) to see if you get
ERRORS?

if car is a USA car, IS IT?
it has (wiki quote)
The US model line features the 2.0 L four-cylinder E-TEC II made by General Motors, developing a maximum power of 132 horsepower at 5600 rpm.

this engine is listed as INTERFERENCE.
and as such bends the head valves over with the timing belt fails.
its luck thing, like walking cross street blindfolded..
some make it.
here is what you forgot, see cam timing parts... here.

http://navigates.gates.com/Parts.aspx?Year=2006&Make=Suzuki&Model=Forenza&Engine=4-Cyl.+2.0+L&Class=Passenger+Cars+%26+Light+Trucks&Type=Passenger+Cars


all comments based on USA GM engine.

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I had a similar issue with my '86....driving home, made a left turn, and engine shut down. Coasted to a stop, and had a look under the hood. Cranked over fine, had gas, spark, but no go! After a tow home, and more in-depth investigating, turned out that the timing belt had broken! The older engine has no interference between valves and pistons, so installing a new belt got 'er going again for about $40. You can look down though the oil fill port or loosen the upper screws on the belt cover to confirm that the valves are/are not moving when the engine cranks.
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