Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Will throttle body cause powertrain warning light to come on in my 2005 Jaguar X-type

asked by on

Powertrain warning light is on - car goes into lump mode, but recovers after sitting for only a few minutes

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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 see why the computer is turning on the check engine light. At that point I can see if the problem is the throttle body or something else. If you are planning on having this looked at, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to you to [diagnose why the check engine light is coming on] https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection

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!
  • Home
  • Questions
  • Will throttle body cause powertrain warning light to come on in my 2005 Jaguar X-type

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: Steam is coming out of coolant reservoir.

Hello. If your coolant overflow tank is steaming and overflowing, then that means the vehicle is running hotter than normal, and may even be overheating. The vehicle will need to be inspected for possible overheating issues and any repairs can...

Q: Clutch Cable replacement

Hi there. If your PT Cruiser is leaking transmission fluid, I would wager against the problem being the clutch cable. Typically, fluid comes from the clutch master cylinder or the transmission itself. It's probably a better idea to have a...

Q: Need help with a reduced engine power warning light.

Hello - first thing to check is what problem code remains set. If still a TPS, double-checking the wiring at the throttle body, and also checking the throttle pedal actuator sensor. This is the "transmitter" whereas the throttle position sensor...

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...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.