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I let my friend borrow my car. He let it sit for a month or two (Winter months) and now it wont start.. I've replaced the battery and the spark plugs. The engine cranks and has started only twice for me. The last time it started it stayed running for about 2 minutes. it was running well at a normal idle... and then all of a sudden stalled. The stall was like someone had turned the keyt in the off position. I check the key and it was still in the runn position. The "message center" in the dash had said the car entered limp home mode. I ran the codes in the computer and it came up with 1586 - P1586 Throttle Control Unit Throttle Position Malfunction. Do you know if this is a permanite error, or just a one time malfunction.. And do you know how to take it out of limp home mode?

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  • xzzyiix Feb 08, 2010

    It very well could be that. But I hear the fuel pump start up when the car key is in the acc position. And it still doesnt start even if I spary a little starting fluid in it. Do you still think its the fuel pump/ fuel filter?

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Sounds to me the fuel pump has went south on you but first I would change the fuel filter

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    Donnie Wilson Feb 09, 2010

    no I do not now,you have no engine light going on,lets o someting rellay crazy un hook yhe battery for 5 min and recheck and see if t runs it may have timed out on that fault

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