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Code p1516 reduced engin power

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: no power

The problem may be located at the connector on the throttle body. The terminals can be loose, broken wires inside the the plastic where you cant see them, and corroded grounds.

If you can get the check engine light to shut off, try wiggling the wiring from the connector on the throttle body from the connector out to at least 4 inches to induce a check engine light. Clean and tighten the grounds on the engine block also.

Good luck finding the problem.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 2005 GMC 2500HD code P1516, already

The Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) / throttle body type trouble codes, may be caused by a loose wiring crimp at the throttle body connector, or a broken throttle body circuit.Inspect all related throttle body terminals for a loose wiring crimp. The loose crimp may be difficult to find, and the poor connection will be between the terminal and the copper strands of the wire. Wiggle test the individual throttle body circuits to see if the concern can be duplicated.
Inspect the related circuits for broken wires inside the insulation. The outer wire insulation may look fine, but the internal copper strands may be partially broken. Breaks in the wires usually occur within 1 to 4 inches of the throttle body connector. Wiggle testing may also induce a trouble code to set.
On C/K trucks complete SI procedures for voltage drop on grounds G103 and G104. Grounds G103 or G104 may be loose or corroded. If a terminal crimp or a broken wire has been found, repair or replace only the circuits involved. There is a throttle body pigtail connector available through GMSPO, post back with what you find.

Posted on Dec 15, 2009

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