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20 January 2018 02:06hi i have a 2013 patriot, 2.4 engine has a p2173 code after replacing TBI unit . the unit was bad would not open, gears made noise wouldn't open throttle plate. i have check for vacuum leaks with starting fluid and ran smoke test on intake system . no sign of leaks . it has codes of ... vie

Hello and welcome to just answer. If you are sure there are no vacuum leaks, and the new throttle body is good, then you may have a failing MAP sensor or other issues like maybe a PCM.

I am going to send you the diagnostic procedure for this code so you can look it over.


Click on the link below. It will open up in a PDF format.

I hope this is helpful.


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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I will do that , all so can a egr cause this internal leak ? And were is map and egr located?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It is now a very intermittent problem now .
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
can i contact with my results ?
Le ms get back to you asap. I have to get off line but will be back asap. Chris

Okay, I am back. This engine does not have EGR so you can rule tat out. Click on the link below to see the MAP sensor info.


Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks chris , il be in touch. Imbout done for tonight . But il let you know

Sounds good my friend, I will look for you later.

Oh and thank you for accepting my answer!


Customer: replied 10 months ago.
We get this done and i allways tip



Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hi , Chris . Havent forgot ya. Just havent had minute to get back with the jeep. Il be in toucj

Sounds good! Thanks for the update!