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Hi

My 130,000 1.9 went into limp mode and gave a check the engine warning on the lcd display.

Got home and my code reader gave the above code saying "throttle actuator control module performance".

I cleared the code and its all driving ok now.

I know the swirl flap bar is off the car so I will do the repair on that bar and reinstall - whilst i am under the bonnet I will clean the maf and map.

Any other ideas on what it might be or things to check ??

Thanks v much for any responses or your experiences with tracing the fault.

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Regret to report its gone into limpy again......

Any thought or suggestions on route to a fix ?

Im starting with cleaning the sensors .....map, maf

EGR clean additive in the tank

Repair and refit the swirl flap bar

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Is the throttle actuator the butterfly valve cat the top of the manifold? There's a how clean guide in the stickies (EGR gunk can jam it)


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Is the throttle actuator the butterfly valve cat the top of the manifold? There's a how clean guide in the stickies (EGR gunk can jam it)


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Thanks for the advice giblets,

Very much appreciated.

Yesterday I took off and cleaned the erg / map and maf sensors.

I will take the throttle body off tonight and see how it looks for a clean up

New swirl flap rod arrives from Germany later this week.

If it still acts up then I guess the next step will be a new/used but tested throttle body.

Thanks again

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Throttle body taken off last night and cleaned up.

Tested using my sealey probe (best £20 I have spent on tools) and its opening/closing the butterfly.

Going back on tonight and we will see

Thanks again giblets for the advice



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Thanks to giblets advice and a can of halfords electrical contact cleaner I think its all sorted .

After celaning the egr / map and maf thn throttle body (it was pretty mucky) no limp mode or fault light

Swirl flap bar arriving in next few days - but it needed doing anyway..

Thanks Giblets


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Glad you got it sorted!
 

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Pleased to confirm that its all sorted now. Thanks to helpful advice and replies - thank you gentlemen !

Hope this helps anyone with same problem

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Matt - Brighton
 
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