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Cleaning TPS on '91 Loyale

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#1 RockRobster



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Posted 02 October 2013 - 10:21 AM

Still working through the control systems in Rubie Sue to track down the last bit of raggedyness in the engine.


I cleaned the MAF with CRC MAF cleaner last night, again, a little bit of a gain.  In all, we have gone from really raggedy, barely runs to pretty darn close to smooth now.  I am not looking for more power, the 38 or so horsepower it makes now is adequate for around town, I just want it to pull through the gears smoothly. 


New parts/fixes to date:


new plugs and wires

new rotor and cap

new fuel filter

set timing

reconnected several vacuum hoses and replaced two sections with new hose

oil and filter

Cleaned MAF

Checked ground on Primary Coil bracket - solid


So, I am thinking that next up would be to clean the TPS, and make sure that I am getting a clean signal from it.  Can I take it apart and get to the potentiometer to clean it?  What exactly is the drill for this?


Thanks in advance,




#2 MR_Loyale


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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:48 AM


#3 ivans imports

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:50 AM

leave tps alone not a thing to mess with

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