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Old 12-19-2012, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by MalibuMafiaV View Post
P0221 - Throttle position sensor, Which will definitely be causing your RPM to jump like that. Cheap fix.
P1632 - Throttle valve code, Which is most likely caused by the bad position sensor.

Here read this forum post
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=757178

I would recommend changing out the throttle body position sensor first to see what happens. Like I said it's cheap and easy to replace. That way you cover the cheap fix first before getting to serious.
The 0221 error code is actually the throttle position sensor in your gas pedal, not the throttle body itself. Pedal is cheaper and easier - TB under the hood is not so much.

I agree, throw the cheaper part at it first.

Last edited by ahull; 12-19-2012 at 11:19 AM.
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