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1995 7.3 Accelerator parts, official names?

I was wondering if any of these 2 parts may have also been called the throttle position sensor? Ford is saying they cannot find the throttle position sensor part for my 1995 7.3, so I was wondering if it may be called something else, possibly is the throttle position sensor actually one of these 2 parts? If anyone has any information, it would help a lot & thank you.

1. idle validation switch (maintains idle speed)
2. accelerator pedal position sensor (operates in a manner similar to a throttle position sensor)
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post #2 of 4 Old 11-04-2013, 11:30 PM
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You want #2. The idle validation switch is just a switch that's activated when the peddal is out. The position sensor detects the actual range of movement of the pedal.

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The TPS (Ford might call it the Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor) for the OBS trucks that is available in the aftermarket is the Dorman 699-200. If you want factory, you have to buy the entire pedal assembly (F6TZ-9F836-AA). Cheers!

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