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P060E SATURN

P060E SATURN - Internal Control Module Throttle Position Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Throttle Actuator
  • Throttle Actuator harness is open or shorted
  • Throttle Actuator poor electrical connection

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P060e Saturn Description

The Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) system uses two Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) sensors to monitor the pedal position. Two processors are also used to monitor the TAC system data. The engine control module (ECM) performs an intrusive test in order to detect that the APP signals are not shorted together. The ECM accomplishes this by pulling the APP sensor 2 low momentarily and looking for sensor 1 to also be low. The TAC system also performs this test on the throttle position (TP) sensors. This diagnostic monitors the transistor used to pull one pedal and one throttle sensor to ground simultaneously. Additionally, Both processors monitor each other's data to verify that the indicated APP calculation is correct.
OBDII Code P060e Saturn - Internal Control Module Throttle Position Performance - AutoCodes.com

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