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Car fast idles to fast and for to long. when it goes to a slow idle, it stalls out. have changed tps,map cps,os. when trying to accelerate it will not,unless you give it gas real fast.pulling my hair out.

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I will say it the electronic throttle control

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99 Isuzu Trooper RPM keeps racing! These sensors have been replaced; TPS, IAC, CTS, no Vac. leak. The RPM still races at normal operating temp. What sensor tells the computer the RPM of the engine?


redux1
after many posts, we see only 1 clue engine
MAF
the 6ve1 engine
that told me what engines. one word, mAF.
if just one MAF (no map)
so all air leaks are slow rpm caused by lean
but if pcm goes in to limp home mode.
it car race, due to loss of IAC controls
the engine does not run like you think
the CMP/Cke sensors,
if they die , the engine dies.
if they misfire, the engine misfires and slows and stalls'

are you using good scan tools real that see all factory codes. p1, p2xxx?
not just fedcodes, p0xxx?

the 3.5v v6 has a MAP and a MAF BOTH.
on some engines like this, the Map is for idle
and the mAF of for fast.
fooling many machanics
dual mode systems,
the MAF sensor is not very accurate at idle
is the reason for the dual mod
so vacuum leaks, I SAY.

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TPS faults and how to fix


1.3b) TPS Throttle Position Sensor faultsSymptoms of faulty TPS:
Associated OBD2 error codes DTCs: P0121 - P0123

  • Poor starting: The engine may start and then stall immediately.The engine may be encouraged to keep running by slowly pressing the accelerator pedal: pressing too quickly may again stall the engine.
  • Erratic/fast idling: The idle may be so erratic as to have some impact on the automatic gear shift characteristics and may actually prevent gear shifts. The engine idle speed may be increased above normal if the TPS fails to report that the throttle is closed. After the engine has been run at high speed the engine may take longer than is usual to return to idle as the ECU will not be able determine how quickly to shorten the injector cycles.
  • Engine hesitancy/ jump in revs: Engine may fail to respond quickly to the accelerator pedal input or may suddenly jump in revs inappropriate to pedal movement. When working properly the TPS should instantaneously signal the rapidly opened throttle position to the ECU. The speed of this signal is much quicker than any similar signal sent from Manifold Air Pressure (MAP) sensor or MAF/IATequivalent. The ECU responds by increasing the fuel injection volumes to match the rapid increase in air volume. If the TPS fails to send the correct signals, the engine will seem to "hesitate" as the throttle is applied as the ECU looks to the other (slower) sensors to determine engine status. A sudden blip of the accelerator at idle can stall the engine (see above - poor start) as the ECU reacts too slowly to increase the injection time to match the sudden intake of air.
  • Engine Misfire: Spurious, beyond normal range, signals from the TPS causes the ECU to set inappropriate fuel injection cycles resulting in misfire.Detected misfire leads to a check engine light(CEL); mal-function indicator lamp (MIL). Cylinders with misfire events detected by the knock sensor may be shut down (disable specific injectors) by the ECU to prevent engine damage.

Note: - With the TPS disconnected the ECU depends on the slower signals it receives from the Mass Air Sensor (MAS) and/or the Manifold Air Pressure (MAP) sensor along with feedback from the oxygen sensor to help regulate engine speed and fuel injection cycle.

How to check? The socket for electrical connection with the TPS has 3 pins, one for 'ground', one for 5 volts 'reference' and a third (generally the middle one) for 'signal' output. Back probe the signal pin in the connector to the TPS. Attach the positive lead of a voltmeter to the probe and measure the voltage output as the throttle plate is rotated. If working correctly the meter should show a voltage consistent with the throttle position from approximately 1 volt when closed and 5 volts when fully open. What is looked for is smooth voltage increase with throttle change.If there are drop outs in the throttle transition voltage signal or if there is no transition then the TPS is faulty.

How to fix? If the track is dirty causing drop outs, try cleaning it with residue-free electrical cleaningspray. If the track is worn it is perhaps easiest toreplace the complete device. In some instances it may be possible to adjust the location of the central mount of the TPS contact arm along the throttle shaft by a few millimeters and in the process cause a fresh concentric region of track to be used

NEXT 1.4) Idle Air/speed control valve

on Jul 15, 2011 | Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cars & Trucks

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I have a customer who drove their Pontiac sun fire through water. It stalled could not restart. Once dried out and started. Runs ok but has fast idle speed.1500rpm. Cel light on code p0105. Found tps...


Try some or all of these.....

Completely drain all fuel from tank, lines, and filter.

Blow all out to FPR
Before re-installing filter, soak and fill with Hi Octane fuel.
If MAP sensor is OK, check or replace FPR. ( If the FPR leaks when no vac, its no good.
If all above fails, try a reset of computer

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Goes full throttle as soon as it starts...


8 out of ten tps are bad from factory

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Jeep starts and idles perfect no acceleration,


Sounds like the catalytic converter or muffler are clogged. There isn't much exhaust at idle, but when you accelerate your exhaust volume increases, thus if your catalytic converter or muffler are clogged the restrict the exhaust escaping out thus causing an excess of back pressure which won't allow the engine to breathe normally.

Jul 16, 2009 | 1988 Jeep Comanche

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94 eldorado stalls


First impression is a MAP sensor. If you take the car to a service station or an auto parts store that features free diagnostic tests, I'm sure the MAP sensor fault will appear. Other cause could be the TPS which controls the idle at cold,warm, and AC operation settings. It's possible that you're stalling due to insufficient idle speed setting on the TPS.

Jun 30, 2009 | 1994 Cadillac Eldorado

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Idles okay, runs rough when gas applied


Either a bad MAP sensor, or TPS. What is the code for the check engine light? This will most likely tell you what it is.

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Throttle/Idle/running problem - wants to run too fast, or stall out


RPM's up and down check EGR valve and sensor. EGR valve and sensor control idle. That's why your getting the surging on rpm's and this could be giving out the other codes. If mass flow was bad car will not start and the same for the map sensor. O2 sensor measures gas and air for right mixer. TPS controls 0-60 speed as in throttle respons.

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Jeep stalls



I had the same problem... frustrating.

I picked up a repair manual at the parts store. I took off the throttle body and cleaned it with throttle body cleaner spray. I changed the Idle Air Control Valve (idle speed motor) which was very clogged. While I had the throttle body off I also changed the Map Sensor and Throttle Position Sensor. The manual will walk you through the steps. I had never done anything like this before. If I can do you so can you.
My Jeep has never run better. Good Luck

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