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September 16, 2020 P0120 Code: Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor “A” CircuitDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0120 stands for “Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor ‘A’ Circuit.” It is triggered once the powertrain control module (PCM) detects abnormal voltage readings from one of your car’s TP or APP sensors. To understand the code better, let us briefly discuss how TP and APP sensors operate.
September 15, 2020 P2101 Code: Throttle Actuator “A” Control Motor Circuit Range/PerformanceDiagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P2101 stands for Throttle Actuator “A” Control Motor Circuit Range/Performance. It is usually triggered when your vehicle’s powertrain control module (PCM) detects that the actual throttle position does not match the desired throttle position. Once this happens, your PCM may put your engine in “limp home September 16, 2020 U0101 Code: Lost Communication with TCMThe engine code U0101 indicates that communication with the transmission control module (TCM) has been cut-off. What does this mean and what are the possible causes of this code? This short guide will give you the necessary information on U0101.
The TCM is the computer that’s responsible for controlling September 16, 2020 P0522 Code: Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch “A” Circuit LowThe P0522 error code warns the driver that the vehicle’s powertrain control module (PCM) has detected a potential incorrect or low voltage signal from the engine oil pressure sensor. What does this mean and how should you deal with this trouble code? This short guide will answer these questions and September 15, 2020 P0523 Code: Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch “A” Circuit HighWhenever the PCM detects a sensor signal that does not match manufacturer specifications, it logs an error code in your vehicle’s on-board diagnostics (OBD). The first step in diagnosing your vehicle is to connect it to an OBD scan tool to retrieve the specific trouble code and properly identify which September 14, 2020 Silverado, Sierra Now $1,500 CheaperThis puts the diesel premium to only $5,200 compared to the previous $6,700 rate. It still isn’t the cheapest, but it’s definitely an improvement.
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