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REDUCED POWER LIGHT COMES ON AND I THINK IT IS THE THROTTLE

Customer Question

REDUCED POWER LIGHT COMES ON AND I THINK IT IS THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR?
JA: Does the vehicle hesitate during acceleration? Or maybe speed up suddenly when you aren't even hitting the gas?
Customer: NO, BUT WHEN IT REDUCE POWER LIGHT COMES ON IT IS BARELY GOING
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2005 CHEVY COLORADO 5 CYL LS SPORT 4WD
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: YES, THE CODE STATED THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Chevy Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

ok i can definitely help with this, what is the exact "PXXXX"code that you are getting?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not sure but mechanic said it showed throttle position sensor/switch
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

ok well i need the exact code :(

i really dont want to mislead or guess. can you call them?

Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

we are not timed and there is no rush on my end

Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

So get me the code and when i see your message give me time to reply and ill get you fixed up. the reduced power issues are easy to solve we just need the correct code.