THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR

  • Tiny
  • staylor52
  • 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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Saturday, March 12th, 2011 AT 8:37 PM

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  • rasmataz
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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.

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Saturday, March 12th, 2011 AT 8:43 PM
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  • staylor52
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Thanks, so there is nothing to adjust? Just plug & play.

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Saturday, March 12th, 2011 AT 8:48 PM

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