Engine-Codes - Toyota - P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER - Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Possible Causes

  • Dirty throttle body
  • Faulty Throttle Actuator Control Motor
  • Throttle Actuator Control Motor harness is open
  • Throttle Actuator Control Motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 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 P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P2102 2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Meaning

The throttle actuator is operated by the Engine Control Module (ECM) and it opens and closes the throttle valve. Power supply for the throttle control motor is provided to the ECM via throttle control motor relay. The throttle control motor relay is ON/OFF controlled by the ECM. When the ignition switch is turned ON, the ECM sends an ON signal to throttle control motor relay and battery voltage is provided to the ECM. When the ignition switch is turned OFF, the ECM sends an OFF signal to throttle control motor relay and battery voltage is not provided to the ECM. The opening angle of the throttle valve is detected by the throttle position sensor which is mounted on the throttle body. The throttle position sensor provides feedback to the ECM. This feedback allows the ECM to control the throttle actuator and monitor the throttle opening angle in response to driver inputs.

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