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03-04-2014 11:19 AM
DarderSauce I suppose I should mention, when your throttle body is going out, you will not be able to use your cruise control.
03-03-2014 10:00 AM
DarderSauce
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Originally Posted by dkussard View Post
I actually took apart my throttle body and cleaned it on my car and my codes went away. I then switched to fully synthetic oil and mid grade fuel and the car seems to still be bringing more air than it should because it compressed the rubber boot from the air box to the throttle body. I would see about taking it to a dealership and seeing wtf is going on if I were you. I mean my car is running fine it just doesn't accelerate as fast while the boot is compressed.
I also cleaned all the throttle bodies and MAF I had on my car but I am still having issues.

When you refer to a compressed boot, are you referring to the boot that connects the throttle body to the air intake (see link below)?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7731415...n/photostream/

I don't think I am going to take it to the dealership anytime soon. In my experience, they usually know less about the problem than I do. I'm just going to bite the bullet and buy a new throttle body from Tousley (Auto Nation) Ford service center instead of buying used.

My question still remains:

- What other fixes have others tried besides replacing the throttle body when you got the P2135 error code?
03-01-2014 11:18 PM
dkussard
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Originally Posted by DarderSauce View Post
Bringing this back from the dead, I have now tried 3 different throttle bodies on my car. Each one of them is giving me P2135, is it a coincidence that I had 3 bad throttle bodies, or could it be the MAF?

If it is the MAF, would the On-board Diagnostic throw a different code?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!
I actually took apart my throttle body and cleaned it on my car and my codes went away. I then switched to fully synthetic oil and mid grade fuel and the car seems to still be bringing more air than it should because it compressed the rubber boot from the air box to the throttle body. I would see about taking it to a dealership and seeing wtf is going on if I were you. I mean my car is running fine it just doesn't accelerate as fast while the boot is compressed.
03-01-2014 12:15 PM
DarderSauce Bringing this back from the dead, I have now tried 3 different throttle bodies on my car. Each one of them is giving me P2135, is it a coincidence that I had 3 bad throttle bodies, or could it be the MAF?

If it is the MAF, would the On-board Diagnostic throw a different code?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!
02-01-2014 08:19 PM
sykozis P0122
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Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor A Circuit Low
Description The electronic throttle control (ETC) throttle position (TP) sensor 1 circuit was flagged as a concern by the powertrain control module (PCM) indicating a low voltage or open circuit.
Possible Causes Open ETC TP sensor harness
Short to ground in the ETC TP sensor harness
Damaged TP sensor
SIG RTN circuit open to the TP sensor

Diagnostic Aids This concern exhibits a symptom of limited power. A TP1 PID reading less than 0.25 volt in ignition ON, engine OFF or ignition ON, engine running indicates a concern is present.
P0223
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Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch B Circuit High
Description The electronic throttle control (ETC) throttle position (TP) sensor 2 circuit was flagged as a concern by the powertrain control module (PCM) indicating a high voltage.
Possible Causes TP sensor harness short to voltage
TP sensor harness short to VREF
TP2 circuit open
ETCRTN circuit open
Damaged TP sensor

Diagnostic Aids This concern exhibits a symptom of limited power. A TP2 PID reading greater than 4.75 volts in ignition ON, engine OFF or ignition ON, engine running indicates a concern is present.
P2111
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Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) System - Stuck Open
Description This powertrain control module (PCM) fault status indicates the throttle plate is at a greater angle than commanded.
Possible Causes Binding throttle body, stuck open
TAC motor circuit open
TAC motor circuits are cross-wired
TAC motor harness circuits are shorted together
Damaged PCM
Most likely a faulty throttle body but could be an electrical issue.
02-01-2014 04:57 PM
dkussard Now since you guys were having issues with the throttle body were there any codes? I've got 3 codes right now my car does turn over the exhaust kind of sputters push down the clutch gas pedal to the floor no rpm rev the codes I have are p2111 p0122 p0223
10-08-2013 03:12 PM
erikgrad
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Originally Posted by CriticalMass View Post
Is there a how to guide for this replacement? I had one replaced under warranty for the throttle surging issue (two weeks before the warranty was up). I have a feeling I'm going to be replacing this again on my own at some point.

There's got to be a way to safely clean these things.
It isn't a matter of cleaning it, the electronics inside are failing, not the throttle body itself. That is what is such a bummer; if the sensor was a separate part, this would not be such a costly repair. As far as replacement goes, it is really no more difficult than changing your air filter. I changed mine in 10 minutes. The amount that dealers charge for replacement is ridiculous. There is a clip on the electronics in there that you need push out a piece of plastic with a screwdriver before you unplug it. That was the toughest part, and it was not so hard to do, it just took a few minutes to figure out how to get the connection apart.
09-04-2013 05:01 PM
d.fraser Because I am outside the waranty.
09-04-2013 04:50 PM
d.fraser What a BS company.
My throttle body is broken and I talked to Ford Canada earlier.
They won't do anything for me.
06-11-2013 12:04 PM
CriticalMass
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Originally Posted by cristobal313 View Post
I wouldn't pay anything over 200. The part itself cost 160 from Tousley Ford and it takes 10 minutes to replace
Is there a how to guide for this replacement? I had one replaced under warranty for the throttle surging issue (two weeks before the warranty was up). I have a feeling I'm going to be replacing this again on my own at some point.

There's got to be a way to safely clean these things.
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