CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88

Tiny

VITO1950

March, 12, 2009 AT 9:29 PM

Engine Performance problem
1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 22,000 miles

MY CHECK ENGINE LITE COMES ON THEN GOES OUT.
THIS OCCURS NUMEROUS TIMES WHILE I DRIVE.
I TOOK TO MY LOCAL SERVICE STATION WHILE IT WAS LIT.
THEY HOOKED UP THEIR DEVICE. THE CODE WAS " THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR"
ONE MECHANIC SAYS REPLACE THE CARBURATOR.
ANOTHER SAYS IGNORE IT.
WHERE IS THE TPS?
HOW DO I CHECK IT?
HOW CAN I REPLACE IT?

FOUND 16892 RELATED QUESTIONS

1 Answer

Tiny

rasmataz

March, 13, 2009 AT 4:59 AM

Check the closed and wide open throttle voltages on the throttle position sensor


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_tps_18.jpg

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