P1516 CADILLAC - Throttle Actuator Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance
P1516 CADILLAC Possible Causes
- Faulty Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module
- Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module harness is open or shorted
- Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module circuit poor electrical connection
- Check Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module connector for water
- Binding or bent throttle plate-failed throttle body
How is the P1516 CADILLAC 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.
2006 Cadillac Escalade
2007 Cadillac Escalade
2006-2007 Cadillac Escalade Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1516
What is the cost to diagnose the P1516 CADILLAC code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the P1516 CADILLAC 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- No throttle response
P1516 CADILLAC MeaningThe Engine Control Module (ECM) is the control center for the Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) system. The ECM determines the driver's intent and then calculates the appropriate throttle response. The ECM achieves throttle positioning by providing a pulse width modulated voltage to the TAC motor. The TAC system uses the following circuits for Motor control 1 and Motor control 2.
Two processors are also used to monitor the TAC system data. Both processors are located within the ECM. Both processors monitor each other's data to verify that the indicated throttle position is correct.
The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the ECM has detected an out of range condition between the predicted and actual throttle position.
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