My trouble started on a very cold morning when my battery died. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set. The fuel pump is directly below unscrew the retaining round plate and remove the pump. At the base of the pump is a small filter if it is covered in black muck that's your problem. If you have any doubt as to repairs on your vehicle, please contact your technician. I drove the car about 20 miles and there was no problem.
How does a mechanic diagnose the P2101 code? You need a new throttle body or have a wiring harness problem! The engine never attempted to turn over, but I could here what sounded like relays opening and closing in the engine fuse box, and the car was stuck doing this for about 5 minutes. Get the car started and check the voltage at the battery. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use. When you fill your car with gas, the vapors in the tank get forced into a canister filled with activated charcoal. If you find carbon buildup, a throttle body cleaning is in order. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage.
Note, a P2103 code only applies to vehicles with an electronically controlled throttle body, also referred to as drive-by-wire throttle bodies. Hi, thanks for writing in. Is the resistance greater than 10K ohms? Is the resistance less than 5 ohms? I ordered a used throttle body, cleaned it, replaced the gasket and installed the second throttle body. I advise ensuring the routine maintenance is up to date and well carried out and then take your car to a guy who has some experience and decent diagnostic equipment. Instead of using a traditional throttle cable, your vehicle uses an electronic throttle control.
The information contained on this site is presented for informational purposes only. Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with P2101 code? You might want to consider picking up an engine-blanket, or finding a slightly warmer place to park it during extreme conditions - for the short-term. Should I worry - more below zero temps forecasted. I bought a scanner, pulled the codes and got: P2101 and P2119. Especially check the connector at the alternator.
I'll be honest I sometimes had to move the car on short distances because after a snow storm here they have to clean the streets and the throttle doesn't always have time to heat. I am not sure if I needed to do a complete relearn procedure. P2101 Infiniti Possible Solution: Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark.
All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one. Car would have instances of no throttle while driving. When this code appears, it is recommended to immediately take your vehicle to your local service center or mechanic for repair and diagnosis. Within 3-4 minutes I started the vehicle and it ran as it should. You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly.
It could be anything from a wiring issue to a failed throttle control module. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. In other words, the later numeral appears on the display 1. Hopefully, the next cold blast is the last. YourMechanic offers certified mobile mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. The 'zero' is indicated by the number of ten flashes.
Pulled code P2101, it was about -4 at the time. Thanks for any help you may offer! I tried the different reprograming methods to no avail. Check engine code was P2101. At some point it has to be emptied. Other control modules, including the transmission control module and body control module, may also store this code. You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly.