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
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
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