How to Know If the Throttle Position Sensor Is Bad?

Answer A throttle position sensor has two primary functions: to measure throttle position and the rate of throttle position change. Before checking the throttle position sensor, always check to see that t... Read More »

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How to Fix GM's Bad Throttle Position Sensor?

The throttle position sensor (TPS) is part of the fuel system in a GM vehicle. It sits at the end of the throttle shaft on the throttle body, and is responsible for monitoring fuel delivery based o... Read More »

What is the throttle position sensor?

A throttle position sensor does exactly what its name implies. It is responsible for monitoring the position of the throttle in an internal combustion engine. The information collected by the throt... Read More »

How to Tell If the Throttle Position Sensor Is Bad?

The throttle position sensor, or TPS, is located on the side of the throttle body, attached with small metric steel screws. This sensor measures the angle of the throttle butterfly and sends this i... Read More »

What is a throttle position sensor?

Cars and trucks are becoming more powerful and fuel efficient. One of the reasons for this is increased computerization and sensors that send information back to the vehicle's computer. One of the... Read More »