Engine-Codes - Subaru - P1160 SUBARU

P1160 SUBARU - Return Spring Failure

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1160 SUBARU Possible Causes

  • Check throttle body for binding
  • Faulty Throttle Actuator Motor
  • Throttle Actuator Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Throttle Actuator Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P1160 SUBARU code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

What is the cost to diagnose the P1160 SUBARU code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1160 SUBARU code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P1160 SUBARU Meaning

This electric motor is connected to the throttle shaft and is actuated by the engine ECM. Therefore, the ECM controls engine speed and power. The engine ECM may close the throttle by a small amount to aid starting. It may also adjust throttle position for cruise control, traction control and engine speed limiting. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the ECM detects the throttle position is not within the desired range.

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