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B2105 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Position Input Out of Range Low
B2105 trouble code means there's a problem with the throttle position input range in a 4WD system, caused by a loose harness or short circuit.
B2106 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Position Input Out of Range High
B2106 trouble code means there's a range issue with the throttle position input in a 4WD system, caused by a damaged circuit in the 4WD system.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle Return Spring
Common signs include engine RPM staying high even after the accelerator is depressed and the gas pedal feeling spongy or not returning to position.
How Long Does a Throttle Body Temp Sensor Last?
The throttle body is an important part of your vehicle and should be monitored regularly. The throttle body temp sensor is a sensor that is mounted on the throttle body....
How Long Does a Throttle Body Last?
There are so many components involved in a vehicle running properly, but some of the main ones are rather basic in their role. The throttle body is one of those parts. This...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle Position Sensor
Common signs include lacking power when accelerating, rough or slow idle, stalling, inability to shift up, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
How Long Does a Throttle Controller Last?
In order for your accelerator pedal to actually work as you push down on it, it needs to be connected to the throttle. In older model vehicles there was a mechanical link...
How Long Does a Throttle Kicker Actuator Last?
What happens when you turn down things in your vehicle such as the air conditioner? It slows down in a controlled manner. Just like when you decrease your speed it's not...
How Long Does a Throttle Control Cable Last?
As you drive through the streets and encounter different speed limits, you rely on the accelerator to speed up when needed. This is done through the use of the throttle control...
How Long Does a Throttle Return Spring Last?
Not all vehicles on the road feature an electronic throttle control (ETC), which is also called drive-by-wire. For vehicles that don't offer this system, they have a throttle cable instead that...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
Common signs of a faulty pedal position sensor include inconsistent engine response, reduced fuel efficiency, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
How to Replace a Car Throttle Cable
Throttle cables link the accelerator pedal to the throttle plate. This cable opens the throttle and lets air into the engine for acceleration.
How to Replace a Throttle Return Spring
Replacing a failing throttle return spring is essential to keep driving safely. It requires needle nose pliers and some hand work.
How to Replace a Throttle Body Due to Carbon Build-Up on Most Vehicles
Replacing a throttle body can be challenging, as it involves carefully removing a lot of other parts in the car before reaching the throttle body.
How to Clean a Throttle Body
A throttle body needs cleaning when the engine idle is rough, the engine stumbles through acceleration, or the Check Engine Light comes on.
How to Replace a Throttle Controller
The throttle controller uses data to open and close the throttle. Common signs of failure include poor performance, stalling, and and rough idling.
How to Adjust a Throttle Valve Cable
The throttle valve cable controls the line pressure, downshifting, and the shifting feel in the transmission. It can be adjusted to your preference.
How to Replace a Throttle Kicker Actuator
Throttle kicker actuators regulate the throttle during changes in the RPM. Hesitation and rough acceleration show the need for actuator replacement.

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Do you need to reprogram after replacing throttle body on 04 trailblazer
The Service Manual does not "require" any specific intervention (re-learn procedure). On this vehicle, the PCM will, by default, update itself to new values, just as you idle and drive the vehicle, if such new values are required. Even if...
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Throttle warning light came on my 2009 Honda Accord v6 what's that mean and about how much to fix it
Your vehicle is equipped with an electronic throttle control (ETC) system also known as "drive by wire". Instead of using a traditional mechanical throttle cable, an electronically controlled motor is used to open and close the throttle. The control module...
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What is the cost Part and labor to replace a thouttle body on 2012 Lexus RX350?
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. You can obtain a written quote, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by using YourMechanic’s throttle body replacement service page. Once on that page, please click on "Get...
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IF ITS THE THROTTLE BODY CAN IT B CLEANED (REMOVE CARBON BUILDUP) ?
The throttle body can be cleaned, however prior to doing that the cause of the loss of power should be diagnosed. In particular, check to see if the OBD-II system has stored any codes that might give clues as to...
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Having a lot of issues with my 2007 GMC Yukon
All of these issues are repairable. The highest priority though would be any issue you are having with the throttle body (air induction system) and also the air leak in the suspension should be repaired for safety reasons. What I...
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Hey. My throttle body went out on my 2009 dodge caliber. I had a friend replace it. The car is still driving like it wants to shut
Hello, thank you for writing in. Considering the work already completed, we can assume for the moment that the throttle and pedal's sensor are both working. If you have not already re-scanned the vehicle for codes, do so first. You...
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Will throttle body cause powertrain warning light to come on in my 2005 Jaguar X-type
Hello. If the throttle body is failing then it can cause the vehicle to go into reduced power mode and set a code in the computer. I usually start by scanning the computer for codes. By doing this I can...
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Idle problems
If the throttle body is leaking vacuum on the throttle shaft then it should be replaced. If you are just getting a noise of sucking air through the throttle plates then it can be caused by carbon build up on...
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Car not starting
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The throttle cable can be adjusted or replaced if it is broken or stretched. You will need to inspect the cable itself and see if there is any fraying, excess cable, a missing...
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Lights flickering when the throttle is pressed and the turn signal is on.
The issue seems to be with the multi-function switch for the turn signals. The switch is shorting out inside it on the high beam selector which is effecting all of the lights. I recommend replacing the multi-function switch. If you...
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Red bolt and engine light came on. Starts up fine with a rough idle for 3 seconds. Then it idles fine. But won't rev past 2000rpm.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is having issues with its electronic throttle. There have been many cases of bad motors that control the opening and closing of the throttle based on the sensors that detect movement in...
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Took my car in for a tune up and oil change. The next day the rpm's are running high, super loud, and running very hard. What can it be?
Check the throttle plate and position sensor on the engine. When the shop performed a tune-up they could have cleaned up the throttle plate and got the throttle position sensor wet. If the sensor is wet then the engine may...
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I have a 1996 benz c280 care needs throttle body actuator have problems getting this in jamaica
Hello, it is unfortunate you are having issues find parts. You may want to try cleaning the throttle itself, cleaning the idle air control valve, and making sure the air filter and housing is clean. Make sure the throttle actuator's...
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2003 GMC Envoy has oil in the throttle body
Oil in the air intake and throttle body indicates blow-by. Blow-by refers to the combustion gases that leak past piston rings during engine operation. The positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system is designed to prevent these gases from leaking into the...
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I just replaced my throttle body on my mini cooper but it seems to not take off like before. Why is this happening?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few considerations to make. First, did the new throttle come with a new throttle position sensor, or are you using the old one? If you have the old one installed, you...
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Hard start hot and cold. Fuel pump, or throttle body?
If the throttle body was causing a hard start, then the engine would run with a loss of power all the time. The hard start could be caused by either the fuel pump not holding the fuel in the lines...
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The electric throttle light is on and the car idling rough when it turn it on. It wont go over a certain speed.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle has detected an issue with the electronic throttle system. The system is designed with sensors and monitors that let you know when there is an issue, and the send you into "limp...
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After changing the throttle body do we need to reset computer
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a reset procedure for the throttle body for Nissan. It will include cycling the key "On" (not to start) for 2 seconds, and off for 10 seconds. Repeat this three times. Leave...
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idle high while moving and when stopped it will idle normal its a manual
You need to check the throttle body and pedal when engine is not running to make sure it opens and closes all the way and does not bind at all. If it binds then disconnect throttle cable and see if...
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When I am driving the car will stopping accelerating as if I took my foot off the pedal but my foot hasn't even moved.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the throttle or throttle position sensor. These can be tested and replaced if needed. When this happens, you should also scan the vehicle for diagnostic troubleshooting codes....

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