Q: Stuck in limp mode ECM Throwing P2118 code, throttle body actuator, does it absolutely NEED to be replaced? 2008 Scion xB

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BRIEFLY Crossed cables when jump starting battery, car went into limp mode after proper jump, and p2118 code will not clear. How can i get it out of limp mode without buying a new throttle body?

My car has 130996 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello - for your P2118 problem - there is a separate fuse for the electronic throttle control (ETCS) - 10a I think - in the engine bay. Check that fuse first to see if the reverse jump killed it (check with a volt meter, not just eyeballs). If that fuse is good, it is probably going to require a throttle body. For hands-on assistance, I recommend a limp mode inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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