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Old 10-13-2007, 04:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Check engine light code P0120?

My check engine light keeps comming on and going off. I retrieved the codes and it shows it to be a P0120 TPS/Throttle pedal position sensor "A" circuit malfunction. Has anyone had this code and what was the problem. I don't want to buy a Throttle position sensor just to find out that was not the problem. Advance Auto Parts wants $80.00. Has anybody purchased one from the Toyota dealer. I would appreciate any ideas or suggestions. Thank you very much. I have a 1999 Tacoma 4X4 Reg Cab 2.7 3RZFE 62,000 miles 5 speed manual transmission. Other than the check engine light being ON (sometimes) the truck runs great.

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first check the connector remove and check if it has corrosion and needs cleaning or has moisture in it, sometimes just removing and replacing is enough to clean the pins.

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I disconnected and reconnected the connector several times and the check engine light has remained OFF for several miles. I will drive it tomorrow and hopefully if will remain OFF.
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So far the check engine light has remained OFF. The sugestion to disconnect and reconnect the Throttle positon sensor connector several times was an excellent idea. Thanks again
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