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P1518 CADILLAC

P1518 CADILLAC - Throttle Actuator Control Module Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P1518 CADILLAC Possible Causes

  • Dead or weak battery
  • Faulty Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module
  • Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module harness is ope or shorted
  • Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module circuit poor electrical connection
  • Check Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module connector for water

First diagnose P1518 CADILLAC code

    Check 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P1518 CADILLAC code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1518 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.

When is the P1518 CADILLAC code detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a loss of data or invalid data from the Throttle Actuator Control (TAC)

P1518 CADILLAC Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • No throttle response

P1518 CADILLAC Meaning

The Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) module contains data which is essential for proper TAC operation. The TAC module continuously test the integrity of this data. When the TAC module is unable to write or read data to and from random access memory (RAM), or the TAC module is unable to correctly read data from the flash memory or and internal TAC module processor fault is detected and the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is set.
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