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Old 03-26-2012, 05:45 PM   #21
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what gas pedal mods?
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:49 PM   #22
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try eBay for a used one. New they should be about $150-200. Most of them are bad because of the throttle position sensor. The whole thing is sealed and unserviceable. Also a TB from a Fusion 4 cylinder will work too (its what I have)
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:28 AM   #23
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I have a 2010 SES and it started around 15k with a throttle surging issue. After going through a couple of checks and putting up with the surging for about a year I took it in at 34k. I narrowed it down to a bad throttle body, and Ford Oasis internal site confirmed that there was a TSB for the same issues and the fix was a throttlebody replacement. The catch is that the TSB only covers engine build dates from 2-10 through 8-10 (if I remember correctly). My engine build date was 9-09. I contacted Ford Customer Relations, took it back in at 58k and got another diagnosis. The codes that came up were the ones generated for a TB replacement. They gave me a price of around $700 parts and labor and knocked it down to about $500 w/ employee disc. I was not about to pay for this since it shouls have been covered under the original warranty. I contacted Ford again and will hear back from them in 2 days on if it will be replaced at their cost.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:23 PM   #24
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I wouldn't pay anything over 200. The part itself cost 160 from Tousley Ford and it takes 10 minutes to replace
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:23 PM   #25
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Also make sure you don't have issues with the MAF too
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:49 PM   #26
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Trust me, I can handle replacing it (4 bolts @10Nm and an electrical connection) but I feel the factory should replace it. I should find out what Ford will do with the issue today at end of business. I also have a family member that should be able to get me dealer cost for the part so I'm sure I will not be paying full price for the factory part. I'm also a tradesman at a Ford facility and have access to the Oasis system which lets me check factory work proceedures and TSB's etc. I know if I relay the issue to one of my fellow tradesman, he will tell me to eat the cost (because they're going to bone me anyway) and just replace it myself.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:45 PM   #27
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I finally got a call back from Ford customer relations this past Tuesday, and they said that my mileage was too high for Ford to replace the TB under the factory warranty. I once again explained the situation from the beginning and that the original problem started before 36k miles and this didn't seem to change the final decision. She did however let me know that Ford would pay for 40% of the labor to replace the part. The dealership was going to charge over $200 to do a 0.6hr job (the amount of time that the TSB says it will take to replace). The dealership in question was also going to charge over $300 for the TB. I have a source that can get the part from a local Ford dealership for $220 and I can change it myself for nothing. The only thing that may need to be done is a recalibration, but the TSB doesn't say anything about that. I am going to buy the part next week and install it and write a few letters about the ordeal to Ford (not that I really think they'll pay for the part out of the goodness of their heart, but just because it'll make me feel better). I'm glad I didn't tell my buddy at work because I didn't really want to hear an "I told you so."
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:17 PM   #28
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we got pretty much the sam result from ford also. (I dont know why they have to be such ass hole about there problems you would think that they could do the lest to take care of there customers for buying there products) but i told them to F off.. and i cleaned the throttle body with some throttle body cleaner, i opened it up and wiped it out and since i have done that we have not had any issuse with it. (knock on wood)!!! you should give this a try before you spend the $200 on a new one.
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Old 05-27-2012, 04:17 PM   #29
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Throttle body problems

I'll give it a try this weekend. Thanks for the tip.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:03 PM   #30
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As I was driving on the highway last week, my rpms stalled at 3500 and I couldn't gain speed. Pulled over, turned off engine for a few minutes, started back up. This time the rpms went all the way to 7000 without gaining speed.

Does this sound like a throttle body problem?
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