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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
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HELP!!!!P2138 code :-(

My buddies rig had his ceck engine light on i belive and this code came up
,"P2138 throttle/ pedal position sensor switch d/e voltage".
Wtf is that everytime he wot hos rigg it bogs at high rpms we tried switching his t/b with another one off of my buddies rigg and same thing can anyone chime me in on this any input guys thanxxx!!
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sensor underneath the pedal may be faulty, its a cheap fix, start with the easy stuff first and go from there

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Ok tnx i will try that i will post back in a bit thatnxx bro!!
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I had same problem

Easy fix for me... I had exact same problem and symptoms, ended up being water and corrosion at the connector to the ecu... cleaned up contacts plugged back in and no more issues... hope this helps

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Found the problem T/b is bad :-( now we need a used t/b !
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[QUOTE=SwassAC;964631]Easy fix for me... I had exact same problem and symptoms, ended up being water and corrosion at the connector to the ecu... cleaned up contacts plugged back in and no more issues...
We swaped pedal sensors and now ot just dnt go he wot it and it seems like hes just cruisin it lol like hes not even on the gas and a new code came up p2127 throttle position sensor cuircit e low input we cleaned out plug from ecu amd same thing we goin crazy over here lol any input will help thanxx guys
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He needs to recalibrate the TB. Give me a few and I'll see if I can find a link to how to do it.
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He needs to recalibrate the TB. Give me a few and I'll see if I can find a link to how to do it.
Perfect thanxx bro im sitting by my phone lol we tried everything from re flashing his rigg to disconnecting battery to checking ecu cleaning out all the plugs and no luck so yea thanxx for everything guys!!!
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Here you go...... try this.

1. Turn the key in On position, do not start the engine.
2. Depress accelerator pedal and hold it fully depressed for 5 sec.
3. Turn the key in OFF position, while keeping pedal depressed. Do not remove the key.
4. Take your foot from the pedal, leave the key in for 2 minutes.
5. Remove the key.

This should reset Drive-by-wire (Accelerator+Throttle) adaptives.
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Nope same thing we are thinking of taking it to the dealer ship but we doin everything we can not to but if anything comes up ill keep everyone posted thanxx
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