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P2106 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "Throttle Actuator Control System Forced Limited Power". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light is on diagnostic inspection. Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $20.00 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
Throttle Actuator Control System Forced Limited Power
P2106 is an OBD-II generic code for the engine control module (ECM) detecting a major failure in a system causing the ECM to go into failure mode and limiting the throttle actuator to limited power.
The Check Engine Light will be illuminated and the code is set in ECM memory as a fault along with the failure that caused the ECU to go into failure mode.
The engine will have limited acceleration and slow throttle response.
Symptoms will depend on the issue that caused the failure mode.
Scans codes and documents the code in the ECM
Diagnoses all codes as per the manufacturer's pinpoint tests
Diagnoses and repairs codes other than P2106 first
Clearing the ECM memory codes before checking the freeze frame data of the main failure so the failure may be duplicated and repaired
Failing to clear ECM codes after the codes are fixed
Diagnosing code P2106 before diagnosing other codes first
Code P2106 is an indication that the ECM is in failure management mode and has limited power to the throttle control actuator system. The problem may be in another system causing the problem.
Diagnosing and repairing other codes received first before addressing code P2106
Code P2106 can be generated without an error to the throttle actuator. The code is set due to another system has failed and caused the ECM to go into failure mode. All other codes should be checked and repaired first.
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