Drivability Issues Due to Faulty Throttle Position Sensor on Jeep Cherokee

The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, proper diagnoses should always be performed before replacing any parts.

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Average mileage: 185,846 (97,486–220,000)
12 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
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1997 Jeep Cherokee 220,000 mi,
Some times stalls at idle then hard to restart