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Where is the throttle actuator control system located on Ford F-150?

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where is the throttle actuator control system on my Ford F-150
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Ford Mechanic: Pavlin Koev, CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN replied 6 years ago
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Pavlin Koev :

Hi and Welcome to Just Answer! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will do my best to help.

Pavlin Koev :

throttle body is controlled by Engine computer

Pavlin Koev :

Power control module is indicating that throttle plate is at a lower angle than commanded

Pavlin Koev :

Possible Causes:-1. Binding throttle body, stuck closed 2.- Damaged PCM

Customer:

how do i clear it the code P 2112 STATED THE THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL SYSTEM-STUCK CLOSED, THE CHECK ENGINE ICON REMAINS ON

Pavlin Koev :

To clear codes you will need scan tool, you can also disconnect battery for more than 5 minutes

Pavlin Koev :

or disconnect both battery cables and touch them together for few seconds, this will discharge all capasitors and reset system.

Pavlin Koev :

use soft cloth to clean throttle body.plate and housing.

Pavlin Koev :

if code will come back, check wiring between Throttle bodu and PCM

Pavlin Koev :

if wiring is good, it is either throttle body or PCM gone bad.

Pavlin Koev :

You will need proper scan tool to perform diagnostic checks

Pavlin Koev :

just a minute

Pavlin Koev :

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Pavlin Koev :

if you can follow tests, I can help you with it

Customer:

WHERE IS IT LOCATED ON THE ENGINE

Pavlin Koev :

just a minute

Pavlin Koev :

air duct from air cleaner goes to it.

Pavlin Koev :

on top of engine will send you picture

Pavlin Koev :

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Customer:

WHAT WOULD SUCH A REPAIR COST AT AN DEALER REPAIR IF THE PROBLEM PERSIST YOUR ESTIMATE

Pavlin Koev :

Diagnostic time about 2 hours

Pavlin Koev :

but it is hard to say if it is wiring or TB or PCM

Pavlin Koev :

if it is TB fault new part will be about $350

Pavlin Koev :

to replace 0.7 hours

Pavlin Koev :

if it is PCM 550 to 670 plus programing and replacement another 200

Pavlin Koev :

if wiring is the problem, it depends on how much time will be spend, check with local dealer for hourly rate

Pavlin Koev :

most likely around $89 per hour

Customer:

IS MY OBD2 METER A PROPER DIAGNOSTIC TOOL CAN IT PERFORM DIAGNOSTIC CHECKS AS IN THE ETC GUIDE YOU POSTED

Customer:

IS MY OBD2 A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL TO PERFORM DIAGNOSTIC CHECKS

Pavlin Koev :

do you have live data on it

Pavlin Koev :

Most of code readers will only read codes

Pavlin Koev :

some may have sensor data

Pavlin Koev :

but will not have actuations and testing abilities.

Pavlin Koev :

proffesional scanners cost is about $10 000

Customer:

ARE YOU STILL THERE

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