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Dtc 0122 is displayed. i have changed the throttle censor. faults out within 30 seconds still. another code i have is 1221. any suggestions

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    sorry, got the number wrong. it 1121

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Hi,
Regarding your initial problem, you can refer to the below link :-
http://www.bba-reman.com/content.aspx?content=NEXT_DTC_P0122
I believe it has been fixed.
Now, for error 1121,
Hi there! The code is for the electronic throttle control actuator. In other words, there is a problem with the electronic throttle body on the car. I would start by checking the wiring to the car,make sure it is plugged in tight. If you had it off to change the valve covers it is possible it is not plugged in properly. If you cleaned it with carb cleaner then you may have done damage to the electric motors inside and it may need to be replaced.

Any further help, let me know.
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Hi,

Please find a detailed description , the reason and the remedy for dtc 0122.

http://www.gearchatter.com/viewtopic8907.php

Code: 1221 is for Traction Control System. For a detailed description and remedy please refer to the bellow article.

http://www.hotrodlane.cc/New%20LS%20Links%20Page/LS%20trouble%20codes/DTC%20P1221.htm

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