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2012 BMW X1 xDrive28i 6 Cyl 3.00L

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How do I fix the P0222 OBD-II Trouble Code? How can I diagnose Pedal Position Switch/Sensor B Circuit Low Input of car

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What the P0222 code means?

The manufacturer specifies a range of acceptable voltage to be produced from the throttle position sensor.
The P0222 code is an indication that the voltage produced by the throttle position sensor has been the
detected by the Engine Control Module (ECM) to have fallen below this specification.

What are the causes of the P0222 code?

TPS not mounted securely

TPS circuit short to ground or another wire

Faulty TPS

Damaged computer

What are the symptoms of the P0222 code?

Check Engine Light will illuminate

In many cases, no abnormal symptoms may be noticed

In some cases, the engine may be hard starting

In some cases, the engine may hesitate during acceleration

Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0222 code?

Often the TPS sensor is replaced in error when the electrical connector face has been contaminated with
moisture.

What repairs can fix the P0222 code?

Replacing the throttle position sensor

Plugging in, repairing, or replacing wiring or circuitry that is associated with the throttle position sensor

Repairing or replacing the throttle body

Replacing the Engine Control Module

Realigning the throttle position sensor

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