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Engine light is on tcs light keeps blinking and there is a gap in the trothle when u press the gas

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The tcs can mean 2 things, 1 is the temperature colant switch, which is mostly located on top of the intake manifold, and sometimes close to the thermostat housing, this is based upon what type of vehicle it is, and the engine size. also unless your computer might be saying throttle control sensor, or switch. this switch should be located close to the throttle body area, after replacing or checking out the part, you can remove the light , either with a ob 2 scan tool, or disconnect the positive battery cable for about 1 minute, then reconnect it back up, light should now be out.

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