Mechanics

THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR

1997 Lincoln Continental • V8 FWD Automatic • 49,500 miles

How do I replace the tps on a 97 lincoln continental 4.6l. There were 4 or 5 codes all relating to the tps, don't remember the p numbers.
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Staylor52
March 12, 2011.



REMOVAL

Remove throttle body.
Remove two Throttle Position (TP) sensor retaining screws from throttle body.
Remove TP sensor.
INSTALLATION

Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
Tighten retaining screws to 2.4-3.8 Nm (22-33 lb in).
Cycle throttle lever to wide open throttle. It should return without interference.


Rasmataz
Mar 12, 2011.
Thanks, so there is nothing to adjust? Just plug & play.


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Staylor52
Mar 12, 2011.