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2000 tundra will crank and idle no respose from gas pedal

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2000 tundra will crank and idle no respose from gas pedal
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 1 year ago.

Hi. You could have a problem with the accelerator cable, or the throttle position sensor. Have you tried to go under the hood and inspect where the throttle cable hooks up to the throttle body and inspected to make sure it is connected?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its connected replaced the tps its set at 16% on live data from a odb2
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 1 year ago.

I see you have another of the same question open with more information. I will opt-out of this one so an expert can assist with your other question. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
truck starts than idles for 1 to 2 seconds than dies. truck is in great shape before all this it would start and idle no response from gas padel another word truck would run and when pressing the gas nothing happens
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
don't want this want the same mechanic
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
don't have time
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
need help now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
want anew mechainc
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Hello, thanks for being patient, is the check engine light staying while the engine is running?

Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

I'm pretty sure this has an electronic throttle control without a cable, check the fuse box under the hood near the battery, locate the fuse marked ETCS and put a new one in, let me know if this helped, thanks.