There are many blogs with the same problem and burned up a lot worse than mine. Those fault codes relate to the accelerator pedal position sensor, nothing to do with the exhaust system. A lot of the bailing around the wires was disintegrating the car is old afterall but the wires were not worn through or frayed. Inspect all the wires in the area where the chafing occurred and repair as necessary. Power Everything, Heated Leather Seats, Sunroof and more! Just drove to work while having the live data running. This has been happening for the last 3 years during the cold months and I have got items cleaned and sensors changed to no end.
A quite noticeable clattering sound in other words. Hide full review What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty? Please or to join the conversation. As mentioned before the wiring and connectors should be closely examined and tested, it may be worth the money to have an experienced technician repair this. Or if it gets worse, it can also sound louder, and like someone is rattling a metal soup can filled with nickles in the engine compartment. When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? Yeah Rich I'm curious how all that works now versus the previous generation Grand Prix. Under the Hood A 200-horsepower, 3.
I took her out with the live data hooked up and it went into limp mode 3 minutes from my house. Sat in garage over weekend started car Monday morning no dims. This will allow people to filter out posts that have already been resolved so they can move on to other posts that still need assistance. I was thinking that maybe that ridge of carbon was stopping the butterfly valve from closing all the way. I prefer doing all my own troubleshooting and work versus the stealership whenever possible and within reason. A locksmith said continuing to turn and pull on the key trying to remove it myself could result in serious neck and head injury if the airbag where to deploy while I am trying to get the key unstuck.
While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. This is actually the first trouble I've had with the car since it left the dealer lot. I asked her if it only did it during certain conditions like wet outside or certain speed and she said no. First thought was I just had the starter replaced at a shop about 15,000 kms ago. We are also happy to advise on how you can save money at the shop. I just found this thread.
I know with the code reader there is some lag but it looked like the sensors were reading 1 to 1. Click here' and select the option for Solved and save. Mine had 131,220 miles on it. In addition, there was a rattling noise coming from the steering wheel and the air bag warning light illuminated. This happens every day and on every trip.
Most every reduced power scenario I've seen is related to the electronic throttle body or the wiring to it. Vehicle Problems Find out what , view the , or keep up-to-date with the. P1125 and P2138 What should be my next step? Interior Each Grand Prix is spacious enough for five adults. Posted on Apr 06, 2009. I was not able to use the brakes or steering and rear ended the truck in front of me at about 40 miles per hour. A tire pressure monitoring system is standard. Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! The car is garaged at about 50 degrees.
Pay close attention to the black wire Circuit 1161. Reduced engine power light on and then unable to accelerate the vehicle. The failure mileage was 140,000. A tire pressure monitoring system is standard. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. First dealer said they couldn't find anything wrong with it.
I don't think this could have caused this?? I suspect the accelerator position sensor or the throttle position sensor. I replaced the thermostat and checked the fluid levels thinking this was the only thing causing an error and was a cheap fix. The Engine Power Reduced message happened 2-3 times, then went away. If you have a for-profit service,. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed. That's exactly what I expected it would be Rich.