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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Changed the switch in my 2005 ford f 350 super duty, plugged

Customer Question

Changed the switch in my 2005 ford f 350 super duty, plugged battery back up started it and no throttle. Now I get a code reading p2111 my throttle is stuck open how does this happen just by changing a switch?
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: Yes
JA: Are you fixing your E-350 Super Duty yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Only changed switch, then got that code and stopped there
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

Hey I will try to help you on it

Which switch did you replace ?

Are you looking for the most possible causes or you are repairing it yourself .

Please Let Me Know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

what engine you have in it

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Changed the ignition switch, plugged the battery back in started the truck and bam no throttle power, came up with code p2111
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Changed the ignition switch, plugged the battery back in started the truck and bam no throttle power, came up with code p2111 , engine v10
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW P2111 DTC STEP BY STEP TROUBLE SHOOT

BUT BEFORE DO THIS FOR ME

TURN IGNITION SWITCH FROM OFF TO ON , WAIT 30 SECS , DO U HEAR THE TB PLATE MOVING

THEN TURN SWITCH BACK OFF AND WAIT 30 SECS , THEN START IT , DO U GET THROTTLE BACK

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Changed the ignition switch, plugged the battery back in started the truck and bam no throttle power, came up with code p2111 , engine v10 No did not get it back
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

OKAY

GOT YOU

READ BELOW THE MOST POSSISBLE CAUSES HERE AND CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW TH STEP BY STEP TROUBLESHOOT FOR IT YOU NEED TO DO SO WE ARE ACCURATE TO WHAT HAPPENED

2005 Ford Truck F 350 4WD Super Duty

V10-6.8L VIN V

Vehicle

P2111

ItemDescription

Symptom/DTCP2111

Descriptor

Probable Causes

  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Damaged
  • Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Motor Circuits Cross-Wired
  • Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Motor Harness Circuits Shorted Together
  • Throttle Body Binding or Stuck Open
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

UN PLUG THE THROTTLE ACTUATOR ,WAIT FEW MINUTES, CHECK THE PINS AND RE PLUG IT AND SEE IF U GET IT BACK ?

BATTERY ,GOOD HAS 12 VOLTS , ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Which side of throttle body is this plug on
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW SENSOR PLUG

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.

IT WILL BE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE ,STANDING AND LOOKING AT THE ENGINE ,HOOD OPEN

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Which side of throttle body is this plug on This did not work
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 3 months ago.
Passenger side under hood if u standing and looong at it from
Outside ,it will be the TPS sensor plug