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2006 explorer with 68000 miles stalled last night. wrench light and check engine lights came on. now, just check engine light. mechanic says throttle sensor needs to be replaced. does computer need to also be reporgrammed? that costs more than the tps!

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You can buy the TPS Sensor, at any auto parts store, and install yourself.
Just two torx screws ,T-20 I believe, About $78.00,check NAPA.com etc.

No reprogramming of PCM. Don't know where that came from.

You better have a TPS Code set, or know how to test it.
Even the pros throw parts at vehicles,without testing first.
Test it and do yourself.

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