P2118 KIA - Throttle Actuator Control Motor Current Range/Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3   
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P2118 KIA Possible Causes

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

First diagnose P2118 KIA 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 P2118 KIA code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P2118 KIA 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.

When is the P2118 KIA code detected?

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

P2118 KIA Possible Symptoms

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

P2118 Kia 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.
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