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We replaced the engine, and now it starts and idles, but

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we replaced the engine, and now it starts and idles, but wont speed up the engine. the throttle slams shut and wont move
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: we have even changed throttle bodies from the origional engine. and yes, we have cleaned all the connections.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: i will have to go look.
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. the engine was junk, we installed another one, and have not been able to get the engine to run any fasyer than an idle.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: just that its got the electronic throttle body.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Amedee replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

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Expert:  Amedee replied 10 months ago.

Can I start by getting the codes in the computer and the VIN?

Thank you!