Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Unclip and disconnect the sensor wiring plug.

3 Remove the two securing screws, and withdraw the sensor from the throttle valve shaft (see illustration).

11.3 Throttle position sensor (TPS) location (arrowed) on side of CFI unit
11.3 Throttle position sensor (TPS) location (arrowed) on side of CFI unit

Refitting 4 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but ensure that the sensor actuating arm is correctly located.

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