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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Here is the meaning of the code, it is a throttle motor issue, unless you really understand automotive electronics and OBD 2 emission system diagnosis leave this to the dealer to sort out.
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Posted on Nov 05, 2008
There is either a high or low circuit problem with the motor. The ecm, or called the computor, moniters the cuircuit for the motor.
The best thing to do is have the control motor checked and the ecm. One of them is bad.
Posted on Feb 02, 2010
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SOURCE: Toyota error code P2118
I don't have a Sienna but I do have a 2008 Toyota Camry SE. After it being in the garage for many months, 8 months I think, I had to give the battery a jump to finally start it up. Well The jumper cables I used weren't that great. They flickered and seemed to smoke a little. So i removed them and put a better set on to get a charge. I didn't think anything of it. After that charge came through and i was able to accelerate at all... The throttle was to the floor and the car would not even go up .5 RPMs... After several days and talking to the dealer, I was about to call a Tow to have it taken to the dealer. Luckily my friend came by with one of those diagnostic readers and it spit out the P2118 error code. Immediately we looked it up and found this site. Thanks to Fixya.com I was able to determine that it was a freakin measly fuse that blew due to bad jumper cables... Thank god for the Fuse and thank you to Fixya.com that I was able to determine this so quickly!!!
Posted on Mar 17, 2010
Hello If you go to the web link below you will find the troubleshooting guide for this problem, the problem has to do with the electronic throttle control motor.
Posted on Dec 28, 2010
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