P2118 - Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3   
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Possible causes

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

When is the code detected?

Engine Control Module (ECM) detects short in both circuits between ECM and throttle control motor.

Possible symptoms

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

P2118 Description

The throttle control motor is operated by the Engine Control Module (ECM) and it opens and closes the throttle valve. The current opening angle of the throttle valve is detected by the throttle position sensor and it provides feedback to the ECM to control the throttle control motor to make the throttle valve opening angle properly in response to driving condition.
OBDII Code P2118 - Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance - AutoCodes.com

P2118 Information for specific makes

  • P2118 ACURA Throttle Actuator Current Range/Performance Problem
  • P2118 CHRYSLER Electronic Throttle Control Motor Circuit
  • P2118 DODGE Electronic Throttle Control Motor Circuit   
  • P2118 FORD Throttle Actuator 'A' Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 HONDA Throttle Actuator Current Range/Performance Problem
  • P2118 HYUNDAI Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 INFINITI Throttle Control Motor Circuit Short Bank 1
  • P2118 JEEP Electronic Throttle Control Motor Circuit
  • P2118 KIA Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 LEXUS Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 LINCOLN Throttle Actuator 'A' Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 MERCURY Throttle Actuator 'A' Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 MITSUBISHI Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 NISSAN Throttle Control Motor Circuit Short Bank 1
  • P2118 SCION Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance
  • P2118 TOYOTA Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance   

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