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TPS setting Would like to know what voltage to set the TPS at. The TPS was loose and not sure where to position it.

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I have 1995 Chev S10 with a 2.2L. It stubles from stop bad. I have replaced fuel filters and tuned it up,no help.


Test the tps using procedure below.


Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)
The Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) is connected to the throttle shaft on the throttle body. It is a potentiometer with one end connected to 5 volts from the VCM and the other to ground. A third wire is connected to the VCM to measure the voltage from the TPS. As the throttle valve angle is changed (accelerator pedal moved), the output of the TPS also changes. At a closed throttle position, the output of the TPS is low (approximately 0.5 volts). As the throttle valve opens, the output increases so that, at wide-open throttle, the output voltage should be approximately 4.5 volts. By monitoring the output voltage from the TPS, the VCM can determine fuel delivery based on throttle valve angle (driver demand).

TESTING


See Figures 1, 2 and 3

Backprobe with a high impedance voltmeter at TPS ground terminal and 5 volt reference signal terminal.
With the key ON and engine off, the voltmeter reading should be approximately 5.0 volts.
If the voltage is not as specified, either the wiring to the TPS or the VCM may be faulty. Correct any wiring or VCM faults before continuing test.
Backprobe with a high impedance voltmeter at the TP signal terminal and the sensor ground terminal.
With the key ON and engine off and the throttle closed, the TPS voltage should be approximately 0.5-1.2 volts.
Verify that the TPS voltage increases or decreases smoothly as the throttle is opened or closed. Make sure to open and close the throttle very slowly in order to detect any abnormalities in the TPS voltage reading.
If the sensor voltage is not as specified, replace the sensor.


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Fig. Fig. 1: Common Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) wiring diagram (wire color, terminal identification/location may vary on certain models)



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Fig. Fig. 2: Using jumper wires and high impedance voltmeter, test between the sensor ground and reference terminals, the voltage should be approximately 5 volts




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Fig. Fig. 3: Next test between the sensor signal and ground terminals, verify that the TPS voltage increases or decreases smoothly as the throttle is opened or closed.


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Except 1998-99 2.2L Engines
See Figure 4



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Fig. Fig. 4: Common Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)
Disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the air cleaner and if equipped, the gasket and bracket.
Disengage the electrical connector.
Unfasten the two TPS attaching screw assemblies.
Remove the TPS from the throttle body assembly.
Remove the TPS seal.

To install:
Install the TPS seal over the throttle shaft.
With the throttle valve closed, install the TPS on the throttle shaft.
Rotate it counterclockwise, to align the mounting holes.
Install the two TPS attaching screws.
Tighten the screws to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
Engage the electrical connector.
If equipped, install the bracket and gasket air cleaner and gasket.Connect the negative battery cable.

1998-99 2.2L Engines
Disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the air cleaner outlet resonator.Remove the throttle body assembly.Unfasten the two TPS attaching screw assemblies.Remove the TPS from the throttle body assembly. To install:
With the throttle valve closed, install the TPS on the throttle body.Install the two TPS attaching screws. Tighten the screws to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm).Install the throttle body.Install the air cleaner outlet resonator.Connect the negative battery cable.

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P1296 code 1996 Concorde


P1296 CHRYSLER - 5 Volt Reference Voltage Missing At Throttle Position Sensor
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I need to know the code po120


Throttle Position Sensor/Switch (TPS) A Circuit Malfunction
The TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) is a potentiometer that is mounted to the throttle body. It detects the throttle blade angle. As the throttle blade moves, the TPS sends a signal to the PCM (Powertrain Control Module). Usually a three wire sensor: A 5 volt reference from the PCM to the TPS, a ground from the PCM to the TPS, and a signal return from the TPS to the PCM. The TPS sends the throttle position information back to the PCM on this signal wire. When the throttle is closed the signal is near .45 volts. At WOT (Wide Open Throttle) the TPS signal voltage will approach a full 5 volts. When the PCM sees a voltage that is outside of normal operating range, P0120 will set. NOTE: The PCM knows that any large change in throttle position means a cooresponding change in manifold pressure (MAP). On some models the PCM will monitor MAP and TPS operation for comparison. Meaning that if the PCM sees a large percentage change in throttle position, it expects to see a cooresponding change in manifold pressure and vice versa. If it doesn't see this comparitive change, P0120 may set.

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Hi Anonymous, you may have a faulty TPS (throttle position sensor) and testing your TPS is very simple. It is a potentiometer the same as a radio volume control knob or the float sensor in your gas tank that sends a signal to the fuel gauge. The connector to the TPS has 3 wires, the power wire with 5 volts max is red/white, the ground wire is black/white, and your signal wire to the ECM is gray/violet. Whatever voltage the signal wire reads at the TPS connector in any throttle position should match exactly at the connector to the ECM. There was no video for a Harley to test the TPS, only one from the early Magneti Marelli system that only shows how to set cold and warm idle, so I have enclosed two back to back videos on how to test a car TPS, the procedure and voltage readings in the first video are exactly the same on your Harley as is the ohm readings in the second video. Basically, you want smooth and even readings throughout the throttle plate position from fully closed to fully opened. A new TPS from Harley is $37.00. I don't know if you can take a defective one apart to access the rheostat to see if it just a dirt or corrosion issue that can be repaired with contact cleaner. For more information about your issue please visit the website below. Good luck and have nice a day. Harley Davidson Magneti Marelli Fuel Injection Settings
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P0122 error code on a 1999 oldsmobile 88


P0122 Code - Throttle Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Low Input
A P0122 code means that the the car's computer has detected that the TPS (throttle position sensor) is reporting too low a voltage. On some vehicles that lower limit is 0.17 - 0.20 volts (V).

Did you adjust it when you installed it? If the signal value is less than .17V then the PCM sets this code. Could be an open or a short to ground in the signal circuit. Or you may have lost the 5Volt reference voltage.

Symptoms may include:
Rough or low idle
Stalling
Surging
No/little acceleration
other symptoms may also be present

Causes: A code P0122 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
TPS not mounted securely
TPS circuit short to ground or another wire
Faulty TPS
Damaged computer (PCM)

Possible Solutions: Some recommended troubleshooting and repair steps are:
Carefully check the throttle position sensor (TPS), wiring connector, and wiring for breaks, etc. Repair or replace as necessary
Check the voltage at the TPS (refer to a service manual for your vehicle for specific information). If the voltage is too low that is indicative of a problem. Replace if necessary.
If recently replaced the TPS may need to be adjusted. On some vehicles the installation instructions call for the TPS to be properly aligned or adjusted, consult a repair manual for specifics.
If there are no symptoms at all, the problem may be intermittent and clearing the code may resolve the issue temporarily. If this is the case then you should definitely check the wiring to be sure it's not rubbing on anything, grounding, etc. The code may come back.


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Jun 12, 2011 | Oldsmobile 88 Cars & Trucks

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2004 - JEEP LIBERTY SPORT 3.7/V6 ENGINE LIGHT ON !!! CODE #(P0122) What is it ? Can I fix it ? Dealership fix only ?


P0122 Code - Throttle Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Low Input

A P0122 code means that the the car's computer has detected that the TPS (throttle position sensor) is reporting too low a voltage. On some vehicles that lower limit is 0.17 - 0.20 volts (V).

Did you adjust it when you installed it? If the signal value is less than .17V then the PCM sets this code. Could be an open or a short to ground in the signal circuit. Or you may have lost the 5Volt reference voltage.

Symptoms may include:
* Rough or low idle
* Stalling
* Surging
* No/little acceleration
* other symptoms may also be present

Causes: A code P0122 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
* TPS not mounted securely
* TPS circuit short to ground or another wire
* Faulty TPS
* Damaged computer (PCM)

Possible Solutions: Some recommended troubleshooting and repair steps are:
* Carefully check the throttle position sensor (TPS), wiring connector, and wiring for breaks, etc. Repair or replace as necessary
* Check the voltage at the TPS (refer to a service manual for your vehicle for specific information). If the voltage is too low that is indicative of a problem. Replace if necessary.
* If recently replaced the TPS may need to be adjusted. On some vehicles the installation instructions call for the TPS to be properly aligned or adjusted, consult a repair manual for specifics.
* If there are no symptoms at all, the problem may be intermittent and clearing the code may resolve the issue temporarily. If this is the case then you should definitely check the wiring to be sure it's not rubbing on anything, grounding, etc. The code may come back.


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1990 buick lasabre with a 3.8 engine, cranks but no spark. No voltage to the primary side of coil. Code shows 22. Changed the trottle position sensor, crank position sensor and cam position sensor. Had the...


1. Monitor the 5v reference, Gray wire to the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) with a Digital Volt Ohm Meter (DVOM) set to the MIN/MAX setting.

2. Monitor the TPS signal circuit, Blue wire with a DVOM. Voltage should range smoothly from approximately 0.44 to 5.0 volts as the throttle is opened.

3. Tap test the Electronic Control Module (ECM) and see if the codes come back or if the engine reacts.

possible causes wiring or Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Oct 31, 2010 | 1990 Buick LeSabre

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What is Codes PO122 & PO303?


P0122 = TPS (throttle position sensor) voltage reports too low. This means that you could have a problem with the TPS, the wires to the TPS or the computer, if you have not replaced the TPS or do not want to do this work, I would take it in to a shop for this to be done. The TPS may require adjusting after replacement.
P0303= Cylinder Number 3 Missfire Detected, this means that the number 3 cylinder has miss fired, probably set this code as a result of the P0122 code. I would repair code P0122 and clear both codes. Hope this helps, let me know.

Aug 04, 2010 | Ford Ranger Cars & Trucks

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What are these codes po123 and po121


These two codes are pointing at your TPS.
Your car may have a rough or high idle, or it could be surging or stumbling when accelerating and decelerating

The causes could be any of the following:
Your TPS may not be secured properly
You could have a short in the wiring to your TPS
The connectors to your TPS may be loose
Your TPS may be bad

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TPS voltage low\ fuel cut-off relay fault


The TPS must be adjusted and set with a voltage meter or a scan tool.

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