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CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

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  • State-of-the-art designs that meet or exceed OE specifications
  • Top-of-the-line quality and performance
  • With industry leading expertise, when original equipment fails our products are designed to fix the inherent failure issues
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CARQUEST by BWDThrottle Position Sensor
 
4.2

(based on 11 reviews)

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90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Throttle Positioning Sensor

Repaced original Equipment on Full size 1990 bronco

Repaced original Equipment on Full size 1990 bronco

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't like writing bad reviews, HOWEVER

Tried 2 of these items, neither one had the 1.0 volt to pass the test. Voltage was .27 and .32. Would not recommend.

Tried 2 of these items, neither one had the 1.0 volt to pass the test. Voltage was .27 and .32. Would not recommend.

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4.0

sensor works fine

By 

from FLORDIA

Verified Buyer

Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

IT REALLY DOES ITS JOB

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  • No

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(9 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Solved my problem

By 

from Blaine, TN

About Me Casual Driver

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • No Install Instructions

Best Uses

  • To Replace Defective Part

Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

It replaced defective part. Got me running again.

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  • No

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(8 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good product, would buy again.

By 

from indiana

About Me Mechanic

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Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

    Easy to install.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    It works!

    By 

    from Stafford, Va

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Price

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

      Worked great at a great price. PITA to install on '93 F150.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (8 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Don't like writing bad reviews, HOWEVER

      By 

      from Albrightsville, Pa.

      About Me Casual Driver

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Perfect Fit

      Cons

      • Did not function

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

      Tried 2 of these items, neither one had the 1.0 volt to pass the test. Voltage was .27 and .32. Would not recommend.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (11 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Throttle Positioning Sensor

      By 

      from Portsmouth Va

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Perfect Fit

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

        Repaced original Equipment on Full size 1990 bronco

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        i would buy this again

        By 

        from rockford il

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

          Perfect fit.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (6 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          not exactly same as motorcraft...

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          from Punta Gorda, FL

          About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Sheathing over wires

          Cons

          • Not exact as ford part

          Best Uses

          • 93 Bronco

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

          I marked the position of the old sensor like Chilton said to and the new one didnt match up exactly, the blades in the throttle body didnt move though and it works fine, overall didnt effect anything.

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          • No

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          (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Throttle Position Sensor

          By 

          from Auburndale,Fl.

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          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • High-Performance
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

            I put it in but that was not what was wrong with it

            • Car & Truck:
            • Casual Driver, Mechanic
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (10 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect!

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • High-Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trucks

              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Throttle Position Sensor:

              Worked great. Put it on and checked the voltage. Puts out 1 volt at idle and 4.5 at full throttle. Just like it is supposed to.

              • Car & Truck:
              • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast
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              • No

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              • Q:

                i have a 1990 ford with a 302 if
                i unplug the throttle position sensor truck seems to run ok does this mean sensor is bad ?
                Asked on 6/3/2013 by jeff tazzy from warsaw in

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Throttle Position Sensor - part# EC1015P, the throttle position sensor may be the possible cause of the problem on your vehicle. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                  Answered on 6/3/2013 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                WHERE IS THE EC1015P LOCATED
                Asked on 12/12/2012 by BOBBY NOVICE from WINDSOR, VA

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  With reference to your query on BWD Throttle Position Sensor -(Part No. EC1015P), the most common location for the throttle position sensor is on the butterfly spindle of throttle body. For exact location please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle or you can call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 12/12/2012 by Aaron from AAP
              • Q:

                yes i have 1990 bronco 302 i put new fuel pummp in replaced lines new relay. fuel filter new sparkplugs roter and cap and modgel it runs good untell you cut it off and it sets over night .and whe i go to start it it woun,t tern over untell the fuel pummp cuts off.it takes about 10minits after that its fine would this be the throttle sensor
                Asked on 10/24/2012 by mona from winchester

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  The throttle position sensor could possibly be the problem. However, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our technicians would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 10/25/2012 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                i have 95 ford e150 replaced a lot of parts such as fuel pump,fuel filter,sensors,tune up,and it still want start could this cause it not start or any suggestions
                Asked on 4/22/2012 by pokey from ann arbor,MI

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Yes, the throttle position sensor may be the possible cause of the problem as it directly monitors the position of the throttle. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                  Answered on 4/24/2012 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                does this sensor control how the engine idle
                Asked on 4/21/2012 by Anonymous

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  A throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the position of the throttle in an internal combustion engine. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle so that it can directly monitor the position of the throttle valve butterfly. The sensor is usually a potentiometer, and therefore provides a variable resistance dependent upon the position of the butterfly valve (and hence throttle position). The sensor signal is used by the engine control unit (ECU) as an input to its control system. The ignition timing and fuel injection timing (and potentially other parameters) are altered depending upon the position of the throttle, and also depending on the rate of change of that position.

                  Answered on 4/22/2012 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                I have a 1991 F150 with a 5.0 motor. Just died completely on me while driving it. Now when I start it it runs for about 1 second then dies immediately. Fuel pumps are working and am thinking it may be this sensor. Can this sensor cause this?
                Asked on 4/7/2012 by Anonymous from Suffolk,Va

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  The throttle position sensor should be the problem. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                  Answered on 4/8/2012 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                I have a 92 F150. It idles really high. It is slow to switch gears. When I floor the gas pedal I hear the engine revving up but it doesnt go any faster. Could the TPS be causing this problem?
                Asked on 3/9/2012 by AJ from Pooler, GA

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  This could possibly be the problem. However, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis.

                  Answered on 3/9/2012 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Can someone tell me where the tps is located on my 93 bronco/351?
                Asked on 11/12/2011 by jalleman01 from richmond, va

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Instructions
                  Things You'll Need: Screwdriver
                  1. Open the hood and locate the throttle position switch on the front of the intake manifold, mounted to the passenger's side of the throttle body. 2. Pull the wiring connection off the switch. 3. Remove the two screws that hold the switch against the throttle body with a screwdriver. 4. Pull the switch off the throttle body. 5. Position the new switch onto the throttle body. 6. Install and tighten the two screws that secure the switch to the throttle body with a screwdriver. 7. Press the wiring connection onto the switch until the plug is secure.

                  Answered on 11/12/2011 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Will this work in a truck with a 4 Speed standard? I see it says its for an automatic.
                Asked on 6/1/2011 by Anonymous

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  No, it will work only for an automatic transmission.

                  Answered on 6/3/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
              • Q:

                Had fixed a sort in the fuel pump relay and the fuel pumps are working fine and the fuel pressure check came out at 40psi with key on and not running. But my !989 ford f150 4x4 throttle body feul injected 5.0 V8 will not start. TP sensor resistance test was fine when throttle was in close position, but when I manually open the throttle there was no change the book said it should have chaged to 350. Need help to get truck running.
                Asked on 5/20/2011 by Doug from Greenville, MI

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  We are unable to diagnose your vehicle. Since, we are not in front of your vehicle, we recommend that you consult with your local mechanic.

                  Answered on 5/20/2011 by Just Ask Jacob! from AAP
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