Can anyone help? Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)?

I have a 2000 Ford Focus? Check Engine light came on and I had the diagnostic done. It said it was a bad Throttle Position (TP) Switch. I replaced It and it blew-out in ten minutes. Also the battery light comes on sometimes and just replaced that last month so I know nothing is wrong with the battery. I'm... show more I have a 2000 Ford Focus? Check Engine light came on and I had the diagnostic done. It said it was a bad Throttle Position (TP) Switch. I replaced It and it blew-out in ten minutes. Also the battery light comes on sometimes and just replaced that last month so I know nothing is wrong with the battery. I'm thinking it may be something electrical that is causing the new switch to blow-out and also make the battery light come on. Any suggestions or recommendation would help. Thanks!
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