2003 Ford Focus 1.8 LPG Estate
Engine speed rises on its own

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Dart2050
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Feb 14, 2015 (5 years ago)
Car starts up and idles ok. When starting a journey pulls away ok then when pull up at junction and dip clutch, engine races up to 4k on its own, falls back and does it again, then does settle down. Next junction or q etc same thing happens. I googled problem which indicated Throttle Position Sensor failure. I fitted replacement this morning but no difference. Can't see any split or broken pipes. Happens same whether on or lpg or petrol. Any ideas please?

Car details
Car: Ford Focus
Variant: 1.8 LPG Estate
Model Year: 2003
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
Legend
16,849 points

Feb 14, 2015 (5 years ago)
Tried disconnecting the speed sensor on the gearbox and see if it stops doing it ?
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