Join Date: Aug 2009
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7.3 no throttle response
Hello, newb question,
I was at a stop sign the other day and no matter how hard I pushed the accelerator pedal there was no response.
I have a 97 ex cab 4x4 7.3 with 240,000 mi.
This thing was running perfect b-4 this,wile I was sitting there stranded I pulled the throttle position sensor plug and tried jumping a couple pins
( mistake ) it died and now the check engine light is on. I also pulled fuse
# 13 I think, in cab fuse panel top center fuse 15a, any way after messing with it for a bit while traffic gave me a hassle it started to work.
I did a search here and the factory did a bulletin for the ( IVS ) Idle validation switch but this bulletin is from 95, does it apply here ??
It states to replace pedal and switch assy as a complete unit, can I just get the switch ? And how do I reset the check engine light ??
The truck runs ok now but I don't want to be stranded again.
Thank you so much,