Q: Replaced TPS but now car doesn't decelerate unless I press the brake and slow it down that way.

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I didn't have any problem slowing down before even with the bad TPS. Mechanic thinks it is a faulty TPS because it is not responding during a certain point in the reprograming.

My car has 125000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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