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Old 30 Aug 2011, 06:08 am
CREWZIN CREWZIN is offline
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Default Re: 04 PT replaced battery and now when starting runs for 5 sec and RPMs go zero it s

You had a broken wire problem before, hopefully not again. There are two devices that are attached to the throttle body, where either one could cause the problem your having. The TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) and the IAC (Idle Air Controller). Neither one has anything to do with changing the battery so It probably is a coincidence. I believe you said you had a good guy to take you car to, so have him check out those two sensors.

The only thing I can say about the battery and what's happening about stalling, you said he checked everything out again so I hope he checked all the cables for a good tight fit and good connection with no corrosion on the cable ends.

P.S. Where are you in West Central Florida?

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