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C0181 PONTIAC - Throttle Reduction Motor Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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C0181 PONTIAC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Throttle Reduction Motor
  • Throttle Reduction Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Throttle Reduction Motor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose C0181 PONTIAC code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the C0181 PONTIAC code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the C0181 PONTIAC code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

C0181 PONTIAC Possible Symptoms

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

C0181 Pontiac Description

Identifies an adjuster assembly motor circuit that is shorted to ground, shorted to voltage, or an open circuit. This malfunction will not allow the adjuster assembly motor to be controlled at the commanded current rate or will cause the driver circuit to allow current directly to ground.
OBDII Code C0181 Pontiac - Throttle Reduction Motor Circuit Malfunction -

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