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P2173 only at idle after warm and after havin been driven,

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no erratic idle, etc light...
P2173 only at idle after warm and after havin been driven, no erratic idle, etc light also flashes when code is tripped. started happening after dealer updated Pcm 2012 fiat 500 abarth
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10/21/2015
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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hello my name is ***** ***** will be helping you tonight why wont the dealer diagnose

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Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

the code is for the throttle body its detecting high airflow into the engine

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
They saw the car has been upgraded with a front mount inter cooler and aftermarket air filter
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

dose the intercooler have a manual adjuster on it to control air flow or is ran by the computer

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Inter cooler is before the electronic throttle, other than that there is a the blowoff valve on the turbo, no other valves that I'm aware of
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

you wasnt having this problem till the pcm was updated correct

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Correct
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

ok what you are going to need to is go in with a computer and change the air flow that the pcm will let come in to the engine

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
What would I need to accomplish that task?
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

a scanner that reads live data

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Any scanner that can read live data? I use torque on my android device
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

im not sure if torgue will allow you to change computer settings are not i have never used it i know it will will read live data but just not sure if it will work you can try it and see

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Just reads won't change anything, I'll look for a scanner that is capable
Auto Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

OK JUST LET ME KNOW

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