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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-2013, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
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Question newbe needs help

02 7.3 bought new runs great,but only when cruise control is set,when not using cruise control there is a miss only between 50 and 65 mph.Higer or lower speed is good.I use the word miss but rpm or speed stays the same,but you feel the hesitation==hit the cruise control and everthing is perfect ==Thank you for any info==I have had this truck over 10 years 120,000 miles and no big time problems==need help==
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May be a throttle position sensor. They are fairly inexpensive and easy to change out.

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Thank you for your response,as i had no idea where to start.After viewing this site over the last few days i am certain that i have found a home,specially since my truck is getting older and will start having issues beyond my limitations. Again Thank You--
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