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Unread 05-22-2014, 05:43 PM   #1
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my 5.2 zj will not run with tps plugged in

Truck shutters and stalls with tips plugged in, unplug it runs good. Replaced tips no change had access to new computer tried it no change only code that was present was p0123 any ideas ?

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Unread 05-22-2014, 07:50 PM   #2
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You may have a wiring issue . It's reading high voltage so I would think the wires may be shorting somewhere . Time to start checking/tracing/testing wires , especially around and close to heat sources
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Unread 05-22-2014, 08:02 PM   #3
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Also, check your grounds on the PCM as well as around the TPS & Clock spring wiring. Make sure they are good and clean.
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Unread 05-24-2014, 09:14 AM   #4
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Ended up being a broken clock spring causing TPS issues through a shared ground. Anyone know where to locate a speed sensitive clock spring these days?
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Unread 05-25-2014, 11:17 AM   #5
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Ended up being a broken clock spring causing TPS issues through a shared ground. Anyone know where to locate a speed sensitive clock spring these days?
You mean on your steering wheel? How was that affecting your TPS?
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Unread 05-25-2014, 02:40 PM   #6
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I can get you a clockspring I just need to know what you need it for.
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Unread 06-17-2014, 10:26 AM   #7
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the clock spring uses the same reference signal as the tps. I disconnected the clock spring started right up and ran like a champ.
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