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This is a very easy part to change. It has 2 screws and 1 electric connector. One end of the TPS has an elongnated screwhole and the other screwhole is just a hole. At most you may need to use a pair of pliers on the screwdriver to grip the screwdriver better. The screws were put in to stay.

The back of the TPS has a slot which fits on the shaft of the Butterfly flap in the Airhorn. You just fit the slot over the shaft and then everything will be flush to the Airhorn Then tighten the screws, plug in the electric connector and usually you are done. If the idle speed does not seem as high or is higher than before that is what the elongnated screwhole is for. You would loosen both screws and twist the TPS to adjust. There is only slight adjustment possible.

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Throttle Body Assembly
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Where is the Engine Throttle Position Sensor located in my 2007 Cadillac DTS


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The throttle actuator motor


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fly by wire.
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2. P0122 - Throttle Position (TP) Sensor Circuit Low Voltage

3. P0123 - Throttle Position (TP) Sensor Circuit High Voltage

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Changing throttle position sensor on a 2004


Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor electrical connector.
  3. Remove the screws and the TP sensor.

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Throttle position (TP) sensor electrical connector


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TP sensor


To install:
  1. Install the screws and the TP sensor. Tighten screws to 7 inch lbs. (3 Nm)
  2. Connect the throttle position (TP) sensor electrical connector.
  3. Connect the battery ground cable.

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