Q: My question is about the throttle position sensor

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I was told I have 2 throttle position sensors one by my gas pedal and one on the motor i know about the one on the motor. When I'm driving service stabilitrak and service traction control come up on my dash then it says losing engine power and I have to pull over and turn off the ignition for about 5-10 minutes then I can drive again till it does it again could this be the throttle position sensor on the motor? If not what could it be?

My car has 191600 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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