P1194 - Throttle Actuator Control System Limp Home-Throttle Position Sensor 2 Position Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P1194 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electronic Throttle System (ETS) Motor
  • Faulty Electronic Throttle System (ETS)
  • Electronic Throttle System(ETS)unit
  • Electronic Throttle System(ETS) harness is open or shorted
  • Electronic Throttle System(ETS) circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P1194 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 P1194 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1194 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.

P1194 Possible Symptoms

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

P1194 Description

The Electronic Throttle System (ETS) consists of ETS unit, ETS-motor, Accelerator Position Sensor (APS),Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) and Limp home valve.
Among above-mentioned parts, Limp home valve is attached under the throttle body and helps air to flow from the outside through this valve to the engine combustion chamber to prevent the vehicle from engine stall when Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects ETS system malfunction.
OBDII Code P1194 - Throttle Actuator Control System Limp Home-Throttle Position Sensor 2 Position Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

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