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Old 07-17-2013, 01:24 PM   #21
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You can't. I modded to be able to do mine. A normal part you bolt in place, it instantly gives the slightly under one volt idle and around 4.5V wide open. PCM then calibrates for any slight error.

What is this? Still unacceptable.

'at idle is resting at 336. Mv and when gas is given it goes as high as 1.7v'

You have now quoted .336, .5, and 1.1 as idle volts, they cannot vary like that. Your 1.7 is not high enough either. As far as my concern the switch is dead, or wrong TPS.

TPS switch simply unbolts and new replacement one bolts on and done. Problem is finding the right one. The manual trans one was intended on a throttle body with like ten degrees more rotation in it, why it won't work, the volts come up wrong. You must have like .9 idle-4.0+ wide open volts before car runs right. At idle the .9 must repeat over and over also.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:58 PM   #22
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Well, changed the Ing coil pack. Car runs day and night different! Let it idle for about 10mins before I drove it, put the ac on, no hesitation put car in gear... No problems, took car for ride drove around for 2 hours. Had alittle idle issues at first while at stop sign, but I think it was just the car learning all the new components I put on it. The only real issue it had was the shifting, from 1st to 2nd it shifts super hard and from 2nd to 3rd... Then all of sudden the battery light came on, and i started to smell electical burn. I turned around real fast and drove back home, pulled in garage shut car off. Tried to start back up, no luck.. Popped hood, jumped car started back up.. Alt is charging at 12.3v, OH NOO.. pulled battery term off, car dies.. Yup I've got a dead Altenator now.
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Well, changed the Ing coil pack. Car runs day and night different! Let it idle for about 10mins before I drove it, put the ac on, no hesitation put car in gear... No problems, took car for ride drove around for 2 hours. Had alittle idle issues at first while at stop sign, but I think it was just the car learning all the new components I put on it. The only real issue it had was the shifting, from 1st to 2nd it shifts super hard and from 2nd to 3rd... Then all of sudden the battery light came on, and i started to smell electical burn. I turned around real fast and drove back home, pulled in garage shut car off. Tried to start back up, no luck.. Popped hood, jumped car started back up.. Alt is charging at 12.3v, OH NOO.. pulled battery term off, car dies.. Yup I've got a dead Altenator now.. Heading tomorrow to junk yard to see about a factory TPS, and finding a new alt somewhere.
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Or a dead computer... pulling the terminals off of a running car to test the alternator is the way many people here have killed their ECU... Hopefully for you, you do have a bad alt... Or at-least bad enough to not make a menacing surge...
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:19 AM   #25
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Uh ohh.. I will go to auto part store first to get alt tested. Wish me luck
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:47 AM   #26
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NEVER pull the alt to battery lead off while running. If you get a meltdown doing it don't cry about it.
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Changed Altenator, changed TPS, Changed ICV, PVC valve and Hose, Changed Fuel filter, Changed Ign coil pack plugs and wires.... Car finally runs, idles perfectly. The only issue now is, soon as I out into gear the rpm goes up to like 1500-2000 than when I drive it shifts real hard from 1st to 2nd and into 3rd. Any clue what would cause this problem? I drove around for over 40 miles, to hopefully relearn computer. No changed
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You've already been told....................
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:44 PM   #29
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The car was shifting like that before I took cable off battery to check alt!! I'm simply asking what else could be the problem? Thanks for all your help seriously, but you don't need to say I've already been told. I'm merely asking for opinions not rudeness. I'm sorry if I'm not a master mechanic like most of you guys, this is why I joined this forum was to ask people like y'all for help. And I am not "crying about it" I just need help? Nothing I did made anything worse. Problems are the same even after changing all I did. Thank you again
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Not being rude, rather factual. If still using manual TPS then that is your problem. The manual TPS signals PCM like more load is on engine since it indexes in differently from the ATX one. Your hard shifts.

Check the volt reading coming out of the middle white wire at idle again...........
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