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Old July 28th, 2014, 07:26 AM   #1
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I am going to make this quick and to the point, this is probably the 3rd or 4th time I have had to either replace my TPS now or swap it with another spare that had completely dried due to water. I do not take my Jeep off road very much, maybe 4-5 times a year max. However when I do I typically like to get it a little wet (although I don't sink it).

And just about everytime I get it wet water gets under the hood and always messes with the tps causing me to either get a new one or like said above, swap it with a spare thats dry. This can be annoying as you'd expect cause everytime I take it through water it pretty much it acts up and the CEL turns on.

Also I recently put a poison spyder hood louver on about a month ago, I love how much cooler the motor runs now and the look of it, however if I am to continue taking it through large puddles im sure water will drip in through the top affecting it.

You guys know of any way t water proof the TPS? I am going to silver lake within a few weeks and im sure it will get wet at some point, id like to keep it dry. Thanks
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Old July 28th, 2014, 08:19 AM   #2
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Slow the fawk down going through water?

...seems the best solution to me
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Unplug the sensor. Pack it with dielectric grease.
Clean off the outside of the plug and sensor.
Coat the outside with clear silicone.
Might take a day and do all of them.
U will need razor to unplug them though after this.
Have fun at silver lake!
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Unplug the sensor. Pack it with dielectric grease.
Clean off the outside of the plug and sensor.
Coat the outside with clear silicone.
Might take a day and do all of them.
U will need razor to unplug them though after this.
Have fun at silver lake!
Thanks Joe will do!
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