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I am getting a p0141 code that says my accelerator pedal

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I am getting a p0141 code that says my accelerator pedal position sensor is not operating right. I have taken the pedal off. And went to Toyota they didn't know what to do. I have a new throttle body installed. I think all vac lines are hooked up correctly. Itis a 2003 Camry 4 cylinder with the. Electronic throttle. After I replaced everything and it would not start? I turned the key on for three seconds then off for ten seconds. Repeated about ten times still justs starts and runs for about 15 seconds with no response from pedal. I then tried ecm reset. Still same thing. Starts runs for fifteen seconds then off. So I thought I would go buy another pedal. Which I did. Still does same thing. I have ohmed everything looking for a break in line and have the 5 volts at throttle position sensor. Just still cranks right up runs fifteen seconds then shuts down. Any idea?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Toyota Service replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. According to my information, a P0141 is not the throttle motor or the accelerator pedal. A P0141 pertains to an oxygen sensor issue. Are you sure it is P0141?

Expert:  Toyota Service replied 1 year ago.

If you are not getting response form the pedal, look in the fusebox under the hood and check the following fuse : ETCS. See if it is blown.