What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Throttle Body?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 11:40:20 PM ET
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One of the most common symptoms of a bad throttle body, or throttle position sensor, according to Reference, is when the car either hesitates to accelerate or stumbles during acceleration. If there seems to be just a bit of a delay between the time you push on the gas pedal and the time it takes for the car to go, a bad throttle body could be the cause.