Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I changed the throttle body on 2006 Chevy impala and it says service throttle body after resetting it.

asked by on

Our 2006 Chevy impala was giving error decreased power so we changes throttle body and reset it now it's saying service throttle what do we need to do its a 3500

Hi there. Check the resistance on the throttle position sensor on the throttle body and the throttle pedal position sensor on the gas pedal. There should be a resistance on the sensors. If one or both sensors have no resistance or have a really high resistance, then I recommend replacing that or both sensors. If you need further assistance with your throttle body service message, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. I changed the throttle body on 2006 Chevy impala and it says service throttle body after resetting it.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: When I'm driving and come to a stop, the rpm gauge goes up while I'm braking causing the car to jerk sometimes.

Hello. This is a common sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of a vehicle. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft so that...

Q: Under what conditions will the remote start not work?

The remote start system will only work when the vehicle is in optimal position to be running safely. The following conditions will keep the remote start system from working: The vehicle is in a gear other than P (Park)....

Q: A/C problem on 06 Mitsubishi Lancer ES

If you are getting power to the compressor but the compressor clutch is not engaging then you may have a bad clutch coil. Sometimes the clutch coil will get weak and not be able to engage the clutch when it...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.