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Angry bad tps? help

We have a 99, build date 10/98, 7.3 auto. Started it up the other day and drove it for 5 min and then stopped to pick up some things at the shop. Got back in the truck, we let it idle, and it had no accelerator petal. I unplugged the tps and plugged it back in, still nothing. Also no engine light. Any ideas? Tps is $65 but if i plug it in i cant return it.

Also the obdII port is dead. I plugged my scanner in and it would even power up the scanner?

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new E40D
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EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
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TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
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First, check the fuses. Sounds like something is blown maybe...
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Thanks, i dont know why i didnt check the fuses. It was a fuse, #19 10A fuse. And it keeps blowing. I think it blows when i put in in D or R ( auto).

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95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

"there may be snow on the mountain but that doesnt mean theirs no fire downstairs"
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Yes, your OD sw wires are shorting under the column cover (very common) and you need to get in there and reinsulate them

99-03 OD wire fix (this applies to you too, the fuse was moved to pos #45 in newer trucks)
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Oh sweet. Thanks a bunch man. I would have been searching for hours! Once again the org saves the day. Ill tear into it tomorrow and let you know if thats it.

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95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

"there may be snow on the mountain but that doesnt mean theirs no fire downstairs"
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Took it apart and sure enough there was a little slit in the wire. Truck runs great now! Thanks

95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

"there may be snow on the mountain but that doesnt mean theirs no fire downstairs"
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