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Check Engine Light - Tcode P2106

My Check Engine light came on and registered a Tcode P2106 which stands for Throttle Actuator Control System - Limited Power. At the same time my ABS Light and my Brake warning light came on. Also, my information center reads "Engine Failsafe Mode". The truck runs like garbage, (surges, hessitates, jerky). The truck runs in Open Loop continuesly which I beleive is causing an occasional Rich Code and poor fuel economy. I've checked all the sensor output values and they seem to be in lne with factory specs. I was wandering if the ABS system could be triggering some kind of Limp In Mode causing my Check Enging Light and drivability problems. Suggestions?

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  • jimenez327 Mar 13, 2009

    I Have a 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6L. I have a similar experience.I have Code p2106 and p0102, so i put a new tps [throttle position sensor]on it ,didnt help.I still dont know if i had to calibrate it before installing,if not,does it need a throttle actuator motor??Maf says not getting enough air volume.Still drives in fail safe mode but didnt have the power like it used to. Need Help!!


  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    I get the same thing on my2004 f150 5.4 with a check engine light on and when i barely release the throttle it sounds like it is going to die out but idles at about 5 or 600 rpm.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Check engine light and the abs light is on

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