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My check engine light is on saying the tps is bad, i changed it twice, once was today, today and reset the computer twice, its causing my tranny to **** at a really high rpm and it shifts hard. it also is revving up when im driving down the road.

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You need to clear the codes in the computer some times taking off the positive will help other times you have to bring it to a garage to clear codes

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