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I just replased the TPS on my 01 dodge dakota manual v6. Now it idles low and has died on me a couple of times when I'm sitting in neutral. What do I do?

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Nov 08, 2010

    did you adjust the TPS according to the manual after installation? If yes, maybe you need to clean up your idle air control valve and passages. Clean the throttle body bore while you're there. If this doesn't fix it, check for loose/leaking vacuum lines.

  • jcmatzen Nov 08, 2010

    Thankyou for responding. No I didn't adjust the tps. I have never delt with this before don't really know how

  • jcmatzen Nov 09, 2010

    I have tps a circuit high input what do I do



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Clean out your throttle bore and throttle plate with spray carb cleaner. use a toothbrush and rags to get it clean. If problem persists then remove and clean the Idle air control valve and the mounting hole. replace PCV valve. I would do all of the above. Make sure the TPS connection is secure.

Deposits can cause the throttle plate to stick open a bit causing problems with vacuum flow.

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  • jcmatzen Nov 08, 2010

    Thanx ill give it a try



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