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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...
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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The throttle body needs to be replaced.
Hi there. It seems that the the transmission is only shifting into 2nd and 5th for the computer has the engine in limp mode. There is something wrong with either the engine or the transmission. Check all of the sensors...
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Hey so I have a 2011 Chevy Malibu I'm replacing the throttle body because the throttle body injector stopped working. Do I have to
It is always recommended to replace the sealing O ring or gasket under a throttle body when removing or replacing it. If not then a vacuum leak can develop causing driveability symptoms and check engine light to come on. ...
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My electronic throttle control light is flashing and when I press on the gas pedal it doesn't go pass 20-30 mph and stalling
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The two sensors work together to track the location of the pedal as its being depressed. One is located on the pedal while one is located on the firewall. It is best to replace...
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My car has three lights that came on.
Hi there. If the throttle body light is coming on, then the throttle position sensor is picking up the throttle plate sticking. Clean the throttle plate and open it manually with a large screwdriver to make it free up. Also,...
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I get a check-engine light and Reduced power. Throttle not responding on hill climbs.
Hi there. The first thing to do is get a code reader and check the codes that the engine has stored since the engine light is on. This will give you a starting point and a place to check for...
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I recently had a mechanic replace the throttle body sensor on my 2007 Dodge Charger. It has been running fine until lately.
Hi there. Get a code reader and check the codes that the computer has stored. This will give you a location on your vehicle to check for the fault that is causing the engine light to flash. A flashing check...
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My 2005 accord Honda will turn over but if I don't keep my foot on the gas it dies with a loud clattering from the engine. Any ideas?
Hi there. First you would want to check the computer for any codes. The check engine light is on for something has failed or is failing in the vehicle. For the heater not working, check the heating system and see...
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Throttle body needs to be replaced
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is difficult to say if the vehicle is safe to drive. If the vehicle performs well enough that you can drive it short distances, then you can continue to work with it within...
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Throttle body needs to be fixed and I want a estimate Also want to know if the $70 is for inspection only?
Billing question is sent to CS for the cost to repair or replace the throttle body and the cost for an inspection.
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Dies when you stop pushing the gas.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the throttle body sticking and not adjusting correctly. Check the idle speed when the vehicle is parked in park and then in gear. The engine idle should be around 1000 rpm's in...
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My mechanic says I need a throttle body with a vacuum hose for my 04 mercury mountaineer. I've found throttle bodies but none of them mention a vacuum hose.
Hi there. The best thing would be to check the throttle body that is currently on the engine. If the throttle body has vacuum hoses to it, then you would need to get a throttle body with a vacuum hose....
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Hi is it possible to confuse a faulty fuel pump with a faulty throttle body on a VW Tiguan (Australian model)?
Hi there. To see if the fuel pump is working properly, install a fuel pressure gauge on the fuel rail with the fuel system in a closed loop and have the gauge visible to the driver with the hood shut....
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My throttle body light is on and my car stalls sometimes.
Hi there. When the light comes on and causes the engine to stall out, the engine computer is making the engine go into a limp mode and a reduction of power at the same time. Check the throttle position sensor...
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Throttle Controller
This light relates to the throttle control actuator. This is a module that controls the opening and closing of the throttle plate which is what allows air and fuel into the engine. When this is not working properly, this may...
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1999 VW Jetta Poor acceleration
The check engine light tells you that the Engine Controller (ECU) has detected a fault and stored a trouble code. So the best place to begin is to have the codes read and interpreted bu a technician. It's possible you...
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Is the throttle body part of the engine?
The throttle body is a part attached to the engine intake manifold. The intake manifold is attached to the engine.
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VW Passat throttle body codes
Throttle body failures are common on the Passat. Often it's the first big failure that Passat owners experience so your experience is not unusual. The only solution is replacement. It's not a difficult job, but on some models there is...
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Brakes and gas pedal 1979 GMC C1500
Hello - I would first check the throttle return spring at the carburetor - to make sure it's still there, and connected properly so that the throttle default position is "closed". Then check to see if the linkage back to...
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Check engine light and temporary loss of steering/accelerator
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by different things. Both the throttle and steering on your vehicle are electronically controlled, and can have problems if any of the components to these systems have issues. If the throttle body...

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