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I have a 2008 Chevy Impala SS, the DTC P2127 - Throttle/ Pedal Position Sensor/ switch E Circuit Low Input. What does this mean?

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Hi. this code represents an issue within the mass air flow sensor. it is malfunctioning at this point. the mass air flow sensor Measures the volume and density of air entering the engine, so the electronic control module can determine how much fuel is needed to maintain the correct air to fuel mixture. There are two basic types: heated wire and heated film (grid); both work on the same principle.

A faulty MAF will cause driveability problems resulting from incorrect ignition timing and improper air/fuel ratios.

this device is located Under hood, center, upper engine area, mounted on rear of air intake duct


To replace a MAF sensor:

  • Locate the sensor.
  • Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  • Unplug the wiring harness and vacuum hose.
  • Unscrew the two screws holding the sensor in place.
  • Reverse the procedures to install a new sensor.
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You need to replace the TPS sensor.

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My check engine light keeps coming on with the slippery road light...diagnostic test with code P2127...what does this mean???


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check your aps sensor,accelarator position sensor if its bad and make sure all connector and wire from this sensor to ecu is good,.

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My x type 3.0 has fault readingP1647 could you tell me what this means please


OBDII DTC

P1001 Key on engine running unable to complete; key on engine running aborted

P1100 Mass air flow sensor intermittent

P1101 Mass air flow sensor out of self test range

P1104 Mass Airflow (MAF) Sensor Ground Circuit Malfunction

P1107 Left MAP Sensor Circuit

P1108 Right MAP Sensor Circuit

P1112 IATS Circuit High Voltage

P1113 IATS Circuit Low Voltage

P1121 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit A Range/Performance

P1122 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit A Low Voltage

P1123 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit A High Voltage

P1137 No Rear HO2S Response

P1138 No Rear HO3S Response

P1157 No Rear HO2S Response

P1158 No Rear HO3S Response

P1171 All Cylinders Too Lean

P1172 All Cylinders Too Rich

P1176 Adaptive Fuel Metering Trim Too Lean

P1177 Adaptive Fuel Metering Trim Too Rich

P1178 Adaptive Fuel Metering Trim Too Lean

P1179 Adaptive Fuel Metering Trim Too Rich

P1187 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (High Resistance)

P1188 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (Open Short to Ground High Resistance)

P1190 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (High Battery Voltage Short to Voltage)

P1193 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (High Resistance MAF Sensor Fault)

P1194 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (Open Short to Ground High Resistance)

P1196 Both Front HO2S Heater Circuits (High Battery Voltage Short to Ground)

P1198 Fuel Level Sensor (High Voltage)

P1199 Fuel Level Sensor (Low Voltage)

P1201 No. 1 Fuel Injector

P1202 No. 2 Fuel Injector

P1203 No. 3 Fuel Injector

P1204 No. 4 Fuel Injector

P1205 No. 5 Fuel Injector

P1206 No. 6 Fuel Injector

P1221 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit B Range/Performance

P1222 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit B Low Voltage

P1223 Pedal Position Sensor Circuit B High Voltage

P1224 Electronic Throttle Control Position Error

P1226 Mechanical Guard Circuit Range Performance

P1227 Mechanical Guard Circuit Low Input

P1228 Mechanical Guard Circuit High Input

P1229 Throttle Control Circuit Malfunction

P1230 Fuel Pump Relay Malfunction

P1235 VSV 1 Circuit Range/Performance

P1236 VSV 1 Vacuum Circuit Failure

P1237 VSV 2 Atmosphere Circuit Failure

P1238 VSV 3 Release Circuit Failure

P1240 Throttle Position Sensor Voltage Malfunction//Sensor Reference Voltage Low (Throttle

Fuel Tank Pressure)

P1241 Throttle Position Sensor Voltage Low Input//Reference Voltage Low (Throttle Fuel

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P1242 Throttle Position Sensor Voltage High Input

P1243 Throttle Position Sensor Ground Malfunction

P1245 Crank Signal Low Input

P1246 Crank Signal High Input

P1313 Misfire Catalyst Damage Bank No. 1

P1314 Misfire Catalyst Damage Bank No. 2

P1315 Misfire Excess Emissions

P1316 Misfire Rate Above Limit

P1335 Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit

P1336 Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP) Circuit Performance

P1361 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 1)

P1362 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 2)

P1363 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 3)

P1364 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 4)

P1365 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 5)

P1366 Ignition Coil Primary Circuit (Cylinder No. 6)

P1367 Ignition Monitor (Bank A)//Ignition System Failure Group 1

P1368 Ignition Monitor (Bank B)//Ignition System Failure Group 2

P1371 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 1)

P1372 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 2)

P1373 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 3)

P1374 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 4)

P1375 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 5)

P1376 Early Activation Ignition Coil (Cylinder No. 6)

P1392 Variable Valve Timing Solenoid A Low Input

P1393 Variable Valve Timing Solenoid A High Input

P1396 Variable Valve Timing Solenoid B Malfunction

P1397 Variable Valve Timing Solenoid B Low Input

P1398 Variable Valve Timing Solenoid B High Input

P1400 EGR Valve Position Circuit (Valve Sticking Open or Short)

P1401 EGR Valve Position Circuit (Open Short to Ground)

P1408 EGR Temperature Sensor Circuit

P1409 EGR Valve Circuit

P1440 EVAP Purge Valve Open

P1441 EVAP Valve Circuit

P1443 EVAP Valve Circuit

P1447 EVAP Valve Circuit

P1448 EVAP Valve Circuit

P1454 EVAP System

P1474 Charge Air Coolant Pump Relay

P1475 Radiator Fans Slow Malfunction

P1476 Radiator Fans Fast Parallel Circuit Malfunction

P1506 Idle Speed Control Circuit (Low RPM; Bank B)

P1507 Idle Speed Control Circuit (High RPM; Bank B)

P1508 Idle Speed Control Circuit

P1509 Idle Speed Control Circuit

P1512 Throttle Position Sensor Idle Switch Sense Circuit

P1513 Throttle Position Sensor Idle Switch Sense Circuit

P1514 Park/Neutral Position Switch High Load Neutral/Drive

P1516 Gear Change Park/Neutral Malfunction

P1517 Engine Cranking Park/Neutral Malfunction

P1607 MIL Output Circuit

P1608 Automatic Transmission

P1609 Internal ECM Error

P1641 Fuel Pump Relay No. 1

P1646 Fuel Pump Relay No. 2

P1739 Automatic Transmission

P1775 Transmission Control Module MIL Circuit

P1776 Torque Reduction Request Signal

P1777 Torque Reduction Circuit

P1780 Automatic Transmission

P1781 Automatic Transmission

P1782 Automatic Transmission

P1783 Automatic Transmission

P1785 Automatic Transmission

P1790 Automatic Transmission

P1791 Automatic Transmission

P1792 Automatic Transmission
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Reduced engine power, service traction control, service stabilitrak


First of all a scan tool is need for this not a code reader, you need to view scan data after you find what code is stored in the PCM. It could have a problem with the powertrain control module, wiring, or the Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensors. Here are a few codes that could set .
DTC P2120: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Circuit

DTC P2122: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Circuit Low Voltage

DTC P2123: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Circuit High Voltage

DTC P2125: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit

DTC P2127: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit Low Voltage

DTC P2128: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 2 Circuit High Voltage

DTC P2138: Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1-2 Correlation

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Have 2006 gmc canyon having trouble with it staying on.3.5 engine starts up,stays on a few seconds then shuts off shows reduced power on panel.won't crank over .have to wait a few minutes then it


REDUCED POWER
Refer to:
• Powertrain Control Module Description for the 2.8L engine
• Powertrain Control Module Description for the 3.5L engine

Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) System
Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Overview
The throttle actuator control (TAC) system uses vehicle electronics and components to calculate and control the position of the throttle blade. This eliminates the need for a mechanical cable attachment from the accelerator pedal to the throttle body. This system also performs the cruise control functions as well.
The TAC system components include, but are not limited to the following:
• The accelerator pedal position (APP) sensors
• The throttle body
• The powertrain control module (PCM)
Each of these components interface together to ensure accurate calculations and control of the throttle position.

Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor
The accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor is mounted on the accelerator pedal assembly. The APP is 2 individual APP sensors within one housing. There are 2 separate signal, low reference, and 5-volt reference circuits. APP sensor 1 voltage increases as the accelerator pedal is depressed. APP sensor 2 voltage decreases as the accelerator pedal is depressed.
Throttle Body Assembly
The throttle body for the throttle actuator control (TAC) system is similar to a conventional throttle body with several exceptions. One exception being the use of a motor to control the throttle position instead of a mechanical cable. Another exception is the throttle position (TP) sensor. The TP sensor is mounted in the throttle body assembly. The TP sensor is 2 individual TP sensors within the throttle body assembly. Two separate signals, low reference, and 5-volt reference circuits are used to connect the TP sensors and the powertrain control module (PCM). TP sensor 2 signal voltage increases as the throttle opens. TP sensor 1 signal voltage decreases as the throttle opens.

Reduced Engine Power Mode
When the PCM detects a problem with the throttle actuator control (TAC) system the PCM enters one of the following Reduced Engine Power Modes:
• Acceleration Limiting--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control, however the vehicle acceleration is limited.
• Limited Throttle Mode--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control, however the maximum throttle opening is limited.
• Throttle Default Mode--The control module will turn OFF the throttle actuator.
• Forced Idle Mode--The control module will perform the following actions:
- Limit engine speed to idle by positioning throttle position, or by controlling fuel and spark if throttle is turned OFF.
- Ignore accelerator pedal input.
• Engine Shutdown Mode--The control module will disable fuel and de-energize the throttle actuator.

Have you had it checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes ?

DTC P2176
The commanded throttle position (TP) is compared to the actual TP. Both values should be within a calibrated range of each other. The powertrain control module (PCM) continuously monitors the commanded and actual TPs. If the values are greater than the calibrated range, DTC P2176 sets.
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DTC P2138
The accelerator pedal position (APP) sensors 1 and 2 are located within the accelerator pedal assembly. Each sensor has the following circuits:
• A 5-volt reference circuit
• A low reference circuit
• A signal circuit
This provides the powertrain control module (PCM) with a signal voltage proportional to accelerator pedal movement. The APP sensor 1 signal voltage at rest position is near the low reference and increases as the pedal is actuated. The APP sensor 2 signal voltage at rest position is near the 5-volt reference and decreases as the pedal is actuated.
DTC P2135
The throttle actuator control (TAC) assembly has 2 throttle position (TP) sensors mounted within the assembly. The powertrain control module (PCM) provides individual signal, ground, and 5-volt reference circuits to each sensor. Both sensors operate within a voltage range between 0.35-4.65 volts. When the throttle is opened from 0-100 percent, one sensor signal voltage increases while the other decreases. The signal circuit for TP sensor 1 is referenced to ground, and the signal circuit for TP sensor 2 is pulled up to 5 volts within the PCM.
DTC P2128
DTC P2127
DTC P2125
DTC P2123

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Kia Amanti 2004 trouble Codes


the p2127 code is an Accelerator position sensor (low input) as is the p(2138) could be moisture or debris in harness plugs. Try using dielectric grease.

Jan 23, 2009 | 2004 Kia Amanti

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