Then dry out the connector, apply dielectric grease and reseat the connector. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Rate the quality of this post and help padenw reputation points. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. It was always more pronounced when it was damp or especially humid out. Cleaned it out and car worked perfect. I guess the diagnostics where doing there job! This enables the operator to maintain optimum performance in the heaviest snow.
Did you complete the replacement? If a concern is present with one of the circuits the other input is used. However, this code can also be generated by the installation of aftermarket equipment that is tapped into the wrong wire radio, remote starter, radar detector, etc. The car was working fine for a while Paul, I had this problem on a supercharged car a few months back. Did you find and correct the condition? Of course, it could also be just a dirty corroded contact somewhere. If I am late to work due to the fact that my car is not accelerating properly or stalling on the side of the road, I am not going to be very happy.
Clear the codes and test drive the vehicle. Easily adjusts the chute rotation and deflector angle to provide pin-point accuracy with a simple push of a button. It didn't work on my test drive I was getting p2138 every 10 seconds, as fast as I could clear it I would get the code again. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Another body out there have to change their connector out that plugs into the peddle sensor. How do I find out if its the throttle sensor or the accelerator sensor?. I hate buying something just for the sake of it.
The Signature Pro dual-stage snow blowers have all the features a professional would demand and then some. I dried the connections and it started working just fine. Taking this into consideration, it is always important to fully test every aspect of a circuit to diagnose an electrical problem correctly. All I had to do was remove the kick plate and dry out the sensor located there. The pedal position signal is converted to pedal travel degrees rotary angle by the. Here's a link with testing procedures, and replacement instructions. This randomly started happening one day with no tune changes.
This way, I knew the metal was completely free of any moisture and that the silicone would impede any further moisture from entering. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. I try to visit forum daily but suggest you use private messages if in a rush comes to cell and include email address for extracts. We've been battling with this issue on our white '02 Vue since we bought it in 2007. Refer to and in Wiring Systems. They will check online or in the service manual for possible relearn procedure to reset the computer.
Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Water can leak into the connector from clogged sunroof drains, A-pillar leaks, or windshield or cowling leaks. What I finally did was I removed the electric connector to the throttle body and sprayed it very liberally with a drying agent available in any auto parts store. My commute is quite a bit longer than hers and I wanted to finally figure out how to solve this problem. Then clear the trouble codes and check for proper operation.
Refer to and in Wiring Systems. Just wondering if anybody else was getting the same P2138 code and what was the fix. Do they go bad after awhile. Always post the code number- often times descriptions are incorrect- Are you capable of scanning higher codes- manufacturer specific ie p2135 p2138? You can try cleaning it out with some contact cleaner, but they may need to be replaced. They will also check the top cover of the throttle body for cracks or warping.
It happens every once in a while when starting the car, especially if you have to crack the throttle to start the car. Rate the quality of this post and help banban73 reputation points. The next day I had it scanned at autozone and they told me the code was p2138, having to do with the app sensor 1 and 2 not agreeing? Other times it happens under a hard acceleration in 1st gear, if tires spin and I am off the throttle then back on the throttle. I haven't been on the site in a long time and then stumbled on this. Next, I sprayed both connectors again with a silicone grease spray and reconnected them.
I tried to help, but when I asked if he checked for spark, he looked at me like I was an alien that had just beamed down and was speaking something in an alien language- or perhaps just German. Did you find and correct the condition? Change out the connector that plugs into the Throttle body sensor. Ever since there has been weird hesitation while driving as well as lag when trying to accelerate. In your case, I'm not saying it is this specific connector but it almost assuredly is an electrical connection that is letting moisture get in. The computer then sends a voltage signal in response to the electric motor to open the throttle plate. If you find water in the connector, locate the source of the leak. Use this link to see how frustrating and expensive troubleshooting throttle-by-wire system can be.
Now threw the code again. Rate the quality of this post and help far2grumpy reputation points. If it ain't true, don't say it. Refer to and in Wiring Systems. You may also want to keep any related freeze frame data.