I changed the fuel pump and cleaned the throttle body but problems still exist. I called my chevy dealer and asked if it was safe to continue driving - they said yes, as long as the check engine light wasn't flashing. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the pedal positioning sensor failed. Pulled out of traffic and re started the car. I've had a garage pull and diagnose the problem. I called my local chevy dealership and they told me that they couldn't do anything about it. Gas pedal sensor and throttle body sensor are the triggered codes, gm needs to find the real solution as these don't seem to fix problem.
Before I could get it to advance to have them check to see if any codes had been dropped by the computer, the check engine light went off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the accelerator pedal position sensor was replaced. I have been fortunate that this hasn't happened to me while the car was in motion- yet. They claim it's the gas pedal sensor ans not covered. My car is a 6 cylinder, it is dangerous when driving on the highway as when the tcs does come on' the reduce engine speed is well under the highway speed limit. I believe I have the exact problem that is being talked about in this forum, the only problem is that I have now cleared the code and it is running fine, and if I take it in to the dealership I worry that my dealership is just going to tell me to take a hike.
Sometimes if i shut the truck off it would go away, other times it wouldn't. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Have entered problem reports for the 1st 2 occurrences on this site. In most cases that illuminate the reduced power light or set check engine light codes. If the dealership says they will not cover the repairs, document their reasons why.
VetteLuvr answered 5 years ago I had a similar problem with the Traction Control locking up the right front wheel when I was backing out of a parking place and turning the wheels. So it was pretty simple, and so far, this has done the trick, but it's only been 24 hours. They said it was the accelerator pedal position sensor. I had starting problem if I played with accelerator it started, later found my diagnosis was close. If you do take it into the dealership, please let us know how the services goes. But randomly it would shut off stability track and some fault with the brakes where the break light would come on.
Loosen it enough so that the belt can be taken off the alternator. When it comes to your Chevrolet Impala, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. Since then it has done that 3 other times. Last month, may, 2014, and this month, June, 2014, there was a sudden reduced power alert on the dashboard and the check engine light came on. With traction control, stability track, collision avoidance and adaptive suspension systems the computer wants to control throttle position. Power can be provided by either battery or regulated voltage supplies, enabling even more controller flexibility.
I push the OnStar button and they ran the diagnostics and gave me the 2135, 0420 and 0121 codes. I needed a Mixture control solenoid too. Since it is a very easy part to replace even for an amateur like me, I replaced it. As soon as i shut the truck off and start it back up everything goes away. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 50 mph, the engine power reduced warning light illuminated and the vehicle failed to accelerate when the accelerator pedal was depressed.
The contact also stated that the vehicle would not accelerate over 30 mph. As stated, for special coverages, the vehicle has to have the matching symptoms and dealer diagnosis to qualify for the service. Finally, review tips for getting it covered or how to fix it yourself if all else fails. Adjustment screw is behind accelerator pump arm and is a 2. Unfortunately, diagnosis, confirmation and implementation of the no charge repairs are left up to individual dealerships. Here are some common symptoms of a bad or failing throttle position sensor to watch for: 1. Tags: , , Post navigation.
Reconnect the sensor by pushing this clip back into place. The failure and current mileage was 81,506. This throttle position sensor kit meets the performance standards you would expect from General Motors. I was told to try fuel injector cleaner, which I did. This time I was able to get it to advance with the check engine light still on.