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babegirl43906
02-13-2005, 12:08 AM
while driving my car today i went to put on my brake and couldnt the engine was racing and i couldnt get it to stop i put the car in neutral and reved and it stopped.i just had another motor put in and the old one had the same problem. have any idea what could be causing this?

95-GT
02-13-2005, 12:16 AM
Tps.

SC/TGrandAm
02-13-2005, 12:36 AM
Throttle Positioning Sensor that is. Quite possibly especially if they didnt switch that out when you changed motors.

mr_eh
02-13-2005, 01:02 AM
didnt you hear? we're putting new covers on the tps reports

95-GT
02-13-2005, 01:18 AM
Yeah. I got the memo. And I understand the policy. The problem is, I just forgot this one time. And I've already taken care of it so it's not even a problem anymore.

carsarecool
02-13-2005, 10:30 PM
that happened to me once cause the gas pedal was stuck under the floor mat