tps question?

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  1. venom97

    venom97 New Member

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    went to set my tps and noticed that one of the heads of the screws looks like it had been grinded off. went to grab ahold of the tps sensor and the damn thing is wiggling around like crazy. could this cause my car not to pull as hard when im getting on it? i tightened the one screw that was in it so i can get to the parts store to get another bolt,but tps will only go down to 1.230 and i know it needs to be around .95-.99. . the car idles funky and run like shit.i also noticed that the last owner bared the two wires on the iac,any reason for that? thanks
     
  2. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    The reason why is the previous owner prob did that so they could get more adjustment out of it. Try enlongating the holes in the TPS so you can turn it slightly more...you want it around .98 max if its possibly.

    What do you mean bared the last two wires?
     
  3. venom97

    venom97 New Member

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    the two wires on the iac valve is what the previous owner probed in to.
     
  4. ryclef331

    ryclef331 Well-Known Member

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    Your TPS Voltage needs to be SET within the correct parameters (.96-.98V is usually acceptable). You need to get it tightened down and set. You're giving up some power yes...but driveability even more so.
     
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    ok i honestly dont know what this thread is about due to the distraction on the left.
     
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    yeah no doubt. everytime you post, i never get to reading anything, just watching that little show. im now a firm believer in hypnotizm!
     
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    should the tps have a fool five vouts at WOT. at closed throtal its a .98 at wide open its at 4.66. any input sorry for jackin your thread.
     
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    it should be close to it. I'm not 100% that its gotta be a full 5. I don't think it does.
     
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    :D man im dizzy looking at that avatar lol
     
  10. wytstang

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    Again the TPS on the 94/95 are NON ADJUSTABLE they are computer controlled. You can try and move it all you want but as soon as you turn the car back on the computer sets it were it wants it.
     
  11. Matt94GT

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    I have heard so many ppl say that, and I have read that. But I still dont belive it, I think adjusting it sets the base and it reads off that because I know mine used to be way up there in the 1.06ish range, I slotted my TPS and set it to .96 and now its at .99 and the car runs quite a bit better.
     
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    Others have tried it and failed due to the computer resetting it. You are on of the few that have "gottin away with it" sorta speak. I remember when the news hit stangnet about slotting the tps to adjust it manually, there were a lot of people let down IIRC.....
     
  13. Tattoogod

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    what do you mean by "slotting"
     
  14. ryclef331

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    That may be true BUT you should STILL meter the thing....I had a hanging idle problem and went to check my TPS voltage. Regardless if the computer can or not, I'm pretty sure the 2.46v it was reading with the throttle closed was just a "bit" out of the computer's adjustment range. New TPS set to .98v closed, idled like a champ with a 331 stroker, heads, cam, intake, on a stock tune.

    CHECK your TPS voltage at a minimum...shit...set it for that matter. Its proven to work on fox bodies. Regardless of wheter it works on ours, it sure a hell hasn't blown one up. It will take all of a half an hour to do it...
     
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    The holes where the screws go in, enlogating them to make them larger so you can adjust it more (adjusts by twisting it)
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol: the only thing I could see too