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flat peddle, eradic shifting, check engine lite on and off

Hi, I have 97 f250 7.3 145000 mls started haveing problems with flat peddle (no responce) trany shifting eratic and check engine lite will come on then go out. ?
Any ideas (speed sensor ) ( throttle sensor ) I NEED HELP!! also just installed new cam sensor about 2 weeks ago. Thanks for any help. Fishman
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Hi, I have 97 f250 7.3 145000 mls started haveing problems with flat peddle (no responce) trany shifting eratic and check engine lite will come on then go out. ?
Any ideas (speed sensor ) ( throttle sensor ) I NEED HELP!! also just installed new cam sensor about 2 weeks ago. Thanks for any help. Fishman
have you tried to pull the code out of it??
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Have the codes pulled and post them, pretty good chance it's the TPS but lets check codes first. Autozone usualy does this for free.
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as an odd problem that can cause this check the little button the pops out when the pedal is depressed. If this button is not pushed in enough it wont let the pedal be reconized. I know this because I adjusted mine to the perfect throttle response, if this is the problem have fun learning how to get better throttle response its a good feeling but only fractions od an inch are required to notice a difference
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My 97 is doing the same, pedal just quits working on the road.
Have to pull over and shut it off. Had the codes pulled, came up with intermittant throttle position sensor.

Anyone know where to get a new one?
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Old 08-09-2007, 10:32 AM
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My 97 is doing the same, pedal just quits working on the road.
Have to pull over and shut it off. Had the codes pulled, came up with intermittant throttle position sensor.

Anyone know where to get a new one?
Mine's doing the same, ave to shut her down and then turn her on again, but it happens just some times, quite funny she does it when she should not... yaesterday she just wont throttle in the middle of an intersection...

Have the codes pulled once came up with the tps, the situation is that she wasn't doing that, but I changed injector O rings and IPR i think, don't remember so well... and she came up qith that... it can become REALLY frustrating...
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Old 08-09-2007, 10:57 AM
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I finally found the TPS, a doorman part, 699-200 I think. Was 60 bucks at car quest and solved the issues I was having. Truck runs great now!
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Old 08-12-2007, 10:32 AM
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I just bught one friday, in laredo... the last one they had

48 dlls I'm installing it today... or maybe tomorrow, hope it solves the issues...
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