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My 92 dodge dakota dropps rapidly when decelerating to a stop and i need to give it gas or it will die. It only does it when every once in a while. I have already check the throttle positioning sensor, replaced the aic, done th spark plugs, distributor cap, and rotor, and air filter. Ive taken it to a shop but they cant figure out what the exact problem is. They say its intemitten

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  • sezthemoment May 27, 2011

    i did replace the trottle postioning sensor as well

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    Steve Allison May 27, 2011

    Since this may sound stupid, I don't consider it a solution for you, but it was for me. My otherwise perfect Subaru Outback AND my wife's Jeep GC both had this problem at different times and when it cured the Outback, I 'shot' my wife's Jeep and it is now OK. Look the intake manifold over and using a real spray lubricant (not WD-40, it evaporates) spray every moving part you can find that moves with the accelerator pedal. If you are having the same stupid problem, maybe this stupid solution will help. The dry shafts can bind and cause this annoyance.



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Already replaced too much. A TPS will pass an analog meter test and still be bad. I would replace it since it is that old anyway.

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