Q: Q: Accelerator is not responding

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when i put the first gear and press its run fine than if i put number 2 its jeg as it loosing power than continue normal engine light is on and its killing me on petrol

My car has 155000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal. Based upon the inputs from the sensor reading your foot’s position on the pedal, the ECU then makes the direction to supply more or less fuel to the motor. When this sensor is not working properly, this can cause intermittent responses when pressing the gas pedal. I would suggest having a professional from Your Mechanic come to you home to diagnose your throttle control system.

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