Questions tagged [throttle]

Questions and discussions about a throttle. The throttle is a valve that controls the amount of air that is allowed to pass into a gasoline engine (diesel engines do not have a throttle in this sense).

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Bajaj Pulsar 150 decelarating problems while riding

2011 model which has run to 60000 kms and i use it on daily basis with regular oil change & maintenance etc... Yesterday night i rode the bike close to 20 kms and then came back home , it was ...
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How can I extend my throttle cable by ~1"

The bracket that my right mirror screwed into broke off right near where it was welded to the handlebar, and I couldn't fix it so I just put a new mirror mount bracket to the right of it and moved my ...
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IDLE Problem issue, and Throttle Body Specifications Honda Civic LX 1998

Where can I find the throttle body specifications for a Honda Civic Lx 1998, I am searching and I get different results? It is producing an issue in accelerating, and tachometer the dial keeps going ...
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Jumpy/laggy Throttle

Hello I have an issue with my throttle response in 1st and 2nd gear until around 2500rpm,I accelerate and a constant rate and is sluggish until 2500rpm then it jolts the power/ response back to normal ...
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Need help to fix code P2138 on a 2007 ES Lancer

This is a 2007 Mistubishi Lancer ES with a P2138 code. I have replaced the pedal sensor and a complete new throttle body and after clearing the code my engine light eventually comes back on and I ...
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How to use ODB data to detect throttle related emission problem?

Based on OBD II Standard PIDs PID(hex) 11 Throttle Position value from 0~100% How could we use this data to predict if there is going to be a problem? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OBD-II_PIDs
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I have a seemingly very hard wiring problem to solve

Further to my last question : I have a Renault Clio 1.2 2010 that keeps coming up with a P0638 (Throttle Actuator Control Range/Performance) error (according the the OBD2 device I have). One thing I ...
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Ranger putting oil inside the exhaust

My Ranger 2.2 Diesel 2013 model puts oil inside the exhaust and therefore discharges excessive smokes from the exhaust.
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How much oversize should you target when choosing a throttlebody?

This is in addition to my previous question about throttle bodies. I know it may sound a bit subjective, but I think it has a clear technical aspect, and I have done a considerable amount of homework. ...
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Gas pedal floored yet the car can't reach maximum speed

I'm running a manual Opel Corsa 2005 Sedan (engine code: C16SE, 1600cc). The problem I'm encountering is that the car won't reach its maximum speed of 200km/h as similar cars do. Instead, it stops ...
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What could cause the throttle to stick in my Ford Ranger?

I have a 1999 Ford Ranger pickup with about 242,000 miles on it. After driving for 10-20 minutes the throttle will start to stick when I take my foot off the pedal. After a couple seconds, the engine ...
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Does a puddle of Seafoam cleaner indicate a vacuum leak?

Engine is "skipping", cutting out or what seems like a misfire (?) every once and a while. (Even more so when the AC is on). To start, did the SeaFoam throttle body cleaner, as shown here: How ...
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P0101 and P2113 codes removal Kia Rio 2011

I have a KIA Rio Diesel car from 2011. With a diagnostic tool I have read the P0101 and P2113 DTC's: I had an old and problematic throttle body. I have replaced it with a completely new one and took ...
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Coleman ct200u ex running

I just put a stage 1 performabce air intake kit, carb that's meant for it, and it doesn't properly run. It starts fine and everything was put on correctly. After half a second of trying to give it gas ...
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RPMs jump to 2500 when clutch is disengaged or transmission put in neutral

Good morning all. I drive an 05 Chevy Cavalier, 2.2L, 5-spd manual trans. Lately I've been having issues which I am told is throttle related. As I'm driving for a little bit (time varies) I go to ...
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Mazda Demio 2002 75HP 1.5 high engine RPM on idle

I am the owner of Mazda Demio '02 1.5 75HP (engine code B5E). The car has an issue of high RPMs (more than 1000 and hestitating) on idle. What is interesting here is whenever I press and hold the ...
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Why does a petrol engine need to maintain an air-fuel ratio, while a diesel engine doesn't?

This simple question has been bugging me for a while. The amount of fuel injected into a petrol engine is calculated according to the amount of air entering through the throttle valve (as measured by ...
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My royal Enfield classic 350 is not accelerating upto full throttle

My royal Enfield classic 350 is not accelerating upto full throttle..... As we give acceleration in every gear it's acceleration is going till half throttle... From there it's not accelerating and ...
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Honda CRV 2000 Horrible Throttle Response

Problem I have a 2000 Honda CRV with automatic transmission that has absolutely no throttle response at the low end, especially under load (meaning accelerating especially from standing). It's not so ...
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Engine halts when turning on AC

I have Wagon R (Maruti Suzuki) 2011 model with Petrol and CNG. Whenever I turn on the AC, engine stops. What could be the possible reason for this? This is happening in both cases: Idling as well as ...
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Car turns off due to low RPM, only when starting car

Background: I had my 2003 Infiniti g35 at the mechanic to fix an electrical problem (turns out remote starter wires were rubbing and causing a short) and to fix an oil leak. All in all they changed ...
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Why is the engine sputtering even when there is sufficient fuel?

While kickstarting the motorcycle, the engine starts properly. But after travelling some distance, the engine sputters and turns off even when there is sufficient fuel. Then, after few raises to the ...
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Seat Toledo engine stalls when warm

I have a 2001 1.6 16v Seat Toledo. Short story: My car randomly stalled when the engine warmed up to operating temperature and I could not restart until it cooled down. A mechanic cleaned the ...
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If I don't have throttle body cleaner, what can I safely use as an alternative?

Pretty much as the title states, I need to clean my throttle body, but I don't have any 'throttle body cleaner'. Are there any other common solvents I could use instead, that would be both effective ...
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Should an automatic drop gears while driving flat without using any pedals, or should it cruise?

I fixed a problem with my accelerator pedal, which caused a different unexpected change to how my automatic behaves. Since it's my first automatic (I normally drive manuals), I want to know which is ...
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Idle gets stuck at 2000RPM

I have a friend with a 1989 Toyota Camry Wagon and the idle occasionally gets stuck at 2000RPM. In order to get the idle unstuck, we have to press down the gas, kick up the revs and then it will ...
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Throttle Body is not close/open smooth?

i have hesitate RPM . today i check my Throttle Body and i think is not close/open smooth. its feel lag when pressing pedal slowly. or its okay? what you think? Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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How to remove this tightener?

This is alfa romeo giulietta, in front of the throttle body.
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My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate only when starting from low speed

new to the forum! My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate when I am running it at low speeds of about 10-15 mph. When I try to go above 10-15 mph, the car will create a lot of ...
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2014 Ninja 300 idle/throttle issue

Back Story Recently my bike had an issue twice while riding that the throttle seemed like it was sticking. I'd be accelerating and when I let off the throttle, it would continue to accelerate. It ...
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2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L Engine not revving properly for several minutes after start

For the past couple weeks I've been consistently having a weird issue with my 2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L when I first start it up. The engine will start and idle fine, but when I give it gas the engine ...
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06 Jeep Cherokee 8cyl; Auto transmission

It seems that I am annually having to replace the “map sensor” and various parts associated with that. Last week I replaced it again, and next will be the “auto throttle body” or something with the ...
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Gas pedal stops responding after driving for some time

My daughter has a 2005 Jeep Liberty Sport. She drives it to school daily and then home after school with no problems. But, if she uses it to run around town on errands it starts but the gas pedal won'...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire not accelerating past 40mph

Problem Details: My 1997 Pontiac Sunfire will turn on but I need to leave it cranking for a bit and give it a little gas, it can run, but when I try to accelerate past 40mph, the revolutions drop ...
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350z limp mode and low oil

My 350z went into limp mode while I was highway driving, and the check engine light came on. I noticed that the oil was nearly nonexistent, and added oil. The car still wouldn't get out of limp mode. ...
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Why do we need coolant in throttle valve body inlet in Opel Astra H?

Opel Astra H has an electric driven throttle valve. As I know, coolant in throttle valve body would control bimetal plate responsible for warming up. Why can't it control warm up process based on ...
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Why is the throttle on my motorcycle jumpy?

The bike is a 1991 Honda Nighthawk with just over 180,000 miles on it. It is around 230ccs, and has a carburetor. This is my first bike, so I don't have any idea what is typical behavior for a ...
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Repairing of electronic throttle control

I am the owner of an Opel Astra G Caravan (This is the European name, don't know how it is in USA) from year 2007. It has an 1.4 Twinport engine Z14XEP and a manual gear. A few days ago I noticed ...
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Full throttle and braking

I plan to implement a cruise control system on my old car using an arduino, using info from the speed sensor it will control the gas pedal etc.. I know I known, safety first.. I will be doing a lot ...
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ITBs with a charged engine

Are there any benefits of running independent throttle bodies with a super/turbocharged engine, as opposed to running a single throttle body on the same engine? If so, what are the benefits (and how ...
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p0123 - replaced TPS but still dies while driving

My brother has a '96 Plymouth Voyager. He drove it to my place the other day and on his way home it died within a couple of miles. The check engine light was on so I pulled the codes and am getting a ...
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Unknown Capacitor required

I have an automotive electrical issue I am having trouble with, the injection ECU is reacting to the throttle position sensor too quickly and shutting the fuel off on a trailing throttle too early ...
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02 Honda Odyssey transmission revs up or doesn't engage at 25 when off gas and up-shifting [duplicate]

my 02 Honda Odyssey transmission revs up or doesn't engage at 25 when off gas and up-shifting. Here is what happens in steps: accelerate to 25 in second gear off gas and upshift to third immediately ...
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Vehicle alternator voltage/current output's relation with throttle / engine load

I was diagnosing my alternator to find out if it is working properly. It seems like it is doing its job well. Anyway, interesting thing I found out was that the average voltage output from alternator ...
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Ford fusion throttle body?

I have a manual-transmission 2008 Ford Fusion SE. It's a great car but I have been having some problems with it recently. Firstly, the throttle does not seem to close when I let off the gas pedal. If ...
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2008 Ford Fusion throttle sticking?

I have a manual-transmission 2008 Ford Fusion SE. It's a great car but I have been having some problems with it recently. Firstly, the throttle does not seem to close when I let off the gas pedal. If ...
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Replaced throttle body - now horn won't stop honking

This is the final question to my DIY ford ranger repair series. You can see the first two here: 1) Is hot desert weather the source of my recurring car problem 2) Procedure for throttle body and idle ...
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How can I rev a “drive by wire” car from under the hood?

I've got a 2013 Hyundai Accent with a noise coming from somewhere under the hood. Happens only at a fairly narrow band of engine speed (1100-1200 RPM). I've been trying to hunt around for the source, ...
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2 Stroke 70CC Scooter Engine

I own a scooter which I blew the engine in Dec 2016. I since replaced the defective parts in it and it now runs great aside of one thing: Bottom end of the throttle is slugish (I'll elaborate) It ...
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2002 Yamaha YZF R1- Fault code 15

I have fault code 15 on my display. Checked the TPS, it has the right resistance on all cables combinations. Also correct voltage on yellow - black when its attached to wire harness and the ignition ...