Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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  Service and Repair  


  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube; refer to Fuel Delivery and Air Induction


  1. Disconnect the fuel charging wiring from the Throttle Position Sensor (TP sensor).


  1. Remove the throttle position sensor.
    • Remove the screws.
    • Remove the throttle position sensor.



  1. Follow the removal procedure in reverse order.

CAUTION: Slide the rotary tangs of the TP sensor, rotated one-quarter turn clockwise away from their final installed position, into place over the throttle shaft blade, and then rotate the TP sensor counterclockwise only to the installed position. Failure to install the TP sensor in this manner may result in excessive idle speeds.

NOTE: The throttle position sensor is not adjustable.