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What is the tps sensor setting on a 2004 pontiac vibe 1.8l at idle.

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Most of these sensors, there is no adjustment. Usually I want to check sensor wiring circuits before replacing anything, With three wire connector, that should be ref voltage--ground and signal, The ref voltage is usually around 5 volts. With key on throttle closed, the signal may be less than a volt. With throttle wide open signal would show around 4.5 volts. If a problem on wiring circuit, somewhere, replacing the sensor won't fix it. If there was a code, erase code, see if it comes back, after repair, if it comes back, it isn't fixed.

Posted on Dec 15, 2016

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  • RICH BUTINSKI
    RICH BUTINSKI Dec 16, 2016

    Idle is controlled by the iac control valve...throttle body is either fully closed or it is open just a bit ...in order to set the plate a value is needed at idle....eg. 1.2 volts using a meter or 9.8 % using a scan tool...I'm looking for that exact value...

  • jack layton
    jack layton Dec 16, 2016

    My friend, in your post you said tps. Your post title says tps, did I read that wrong?

  • jack layton
    jack layton Dec 16, 2016

    Closed throttle/blade should be zero percent using a scan tool. If you want to talk about iac, we can.
    Maybe I misunderstood your post?

  • jack layton
    jack layton Dec 16, 2016

    http://www.shopsrcracing.com/calibrating...
    Your question may be above my ability to help. I found that link. Don't know if it will help?

  • RICH BUTINSKI
    RICH BUTINSKI Dec 17, 2016

    If I had a DFI I wouldn't have needed to ask the question...
    It's either in, volts,degrees,or a percentage...
    Depending on the manufacturer...
    If its this involved ill go purchase the 300$ service manual...

  • jack layton
    jack layton Dec 17, 2016

    Whatever, have a good day.

  • RICH BUTINSKI
    RICH BUTINSKI Dec 17, 2016

    I'm sorry it was a simple question...
    If you didn't know the answer just don't answer ..
    You have a wonderful day!!!

  • jack layton
    jack layton Dec 17, 2016

    Sometimes it takes me a bit to understand the question? Once I did, I told you I didn't have the knowledge. If you would like to repost your question, maybe you can get a more knowledgeable answer from somebody else. Some people I can help and some I can't.
    Your correct, I shouldn't have tried to answer your question. Please accept my apology.

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