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When accelerate it wont go unless you let off gas and apply slowly

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  • fballfan643 Jun 27, 2009

    where is it located?

  • fballfan643 Jun 27, 2009

    I changed sensor it did not help



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Sounds to me like possibly the tps ( throttle position sensor ) may be starting to act up you technically are not giving it gas when you hit the pedal, you are feeding it air and the computer is telling it how much fuel to send . I hope that helps you. Is air filter clean and throttle plate? Check those also

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

  • Donnie Matney
    Donnie Matney Jun 27, 2009

    it is on the side of the the throttle body. It is usually black and has a plug going to it.When you hit the pedal the throttle plate opens, it will be on the opposite side of where the cable goes to open throttle plate. It shoul have 2 screws or small bolts holding it on.I hope this helps



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