2003–2005 Honda Accord MIL On With DTC P2227? Check for a Bad TP Sensor

download Got a vehicle in your shop with the MIL on and DTC P2227 (BARO sensor range/performance problem)? A bad throttle position (TP) sensor could be the culprit. Here’s how to find and fix the problem: 1. Connect the HDS to the 16P DLC. 2. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II). 3. Check for …

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2003-2005 Ford Thunderbird Wrench Light On With Both Dtc P2106 And P2135

download Ford: lincoln: mercury: this article supersedes tsb 05-09-15 to update the issue and dealer coding. Issue: some vehicles built 11/29/2004 and prior may exhibit the wrench light on with both p2106 and p2135 diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). Action: replace the throttle position sensor (tps) following the instruction sheet included in the tps service kit. …

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2005 Mazda 3 Mass Air Flow (Maf) Sensor Inspection

download NOTE: Before performing the following inspection, make sure to follow the procedure as indicated in the troubleshooting flowchart. Visual Inspection 1. Visually inspect the MAF sensor for the following: Damage, cracks Rusted sensor terminal Bent sensor terminal If there is any malfunction, replace the MAF sensor. If the monitor item status/specification (reference) is not …

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1996 Toyota Tacoma Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction

download CIRCUIT DESCRIPTION Refer to DTC P0120 on page DI-39 . DTC No. P0510 HINT: After confirming DTC P0510 use the TOYOTA hand-held tester to confirm the closed throttle position switch signal from CURRENT DATA. DTC Detecting Condition Trouble Area The closed throttle position switch does not turn ON even once when the vehicle is …

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2005-2007 Ford Five Hundred Traction Control Lamp On – No Dtcs Present, Or Dtc P1889 In Differential Electronic Module (Dem)

FORD: MERCURY: 2005-2007 Ford Five Hundred, Ford Freestyle 2005-2007 Mercury Montego ISSUE: Some 2005-2007 Five Hundred, Freestyle, and Montego vehicles equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD) may exhibit the traction control warning lamp on. If the traction control lamp is on but no diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) are retrieved, be sure to directly self test …

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