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Old 09-30-2007, 04:14 PM   #3
MAKG
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Location: California central coast
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Vehicle Year: 1991
Vehicle Make: Ford
Vehicle Model: Explorer
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That TPS fault indicates the TPS, at least, is not grounded. Grab a voltmeter and a circuit diagram and see where ground got lost. There will be a voltage drop there -- with no ground, all three TPS leads will be at 5V.

That may not be all of the grounding problems, but it MAY lead you to something important. So, I'd trace that down first, fix it, and then reevaluate.
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1991 Exploder, 4.0L, M5OD-R1 manual transmission, electronic BW1354 transfer case, 3.54 gears, 31 inch tires, icky two-tone blue paint with little clear coat, 230K miles.

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