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TSB 14-002-05

Inactive Throttle Body In Cold Ambient Temperatures

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Date: March 17, 2005   

Models: 2003 - 2005 (DR) Ram Truck

Overview:
This bulletin involves replacing the throttle body.

Symptom/Condition:
Customers may experience any of the following Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system symptoms at start up in extreme cold ambient temperatures (Below 0° F (minus 18°C)):

Partial Return From Cold Start Fast Idle
No RPM Increase When Accelerator Pedal Is Moved
Diagnostic Trouble Code 21 1 0 - Throttle Actuator Control System - Forced Limited RPM
Diagnostic Trouble Code 21 1 8 - Throttle Actuator Control Motor - Current Range/Performance

Diagnosis:
If a customer indicates that they have experienced the condition, perform the Repair Procedure.

Parts Required:
Qty. Part No. Description
1 05161805AA Throttle Body - 2003/2004
1 05174079AA Throttle Body - 2005

Repair Procedure: 

1. Using the procedures outlined on TechCONNECT, remove the throttle body and install the appropriate throttle body listed in the Parts Required section.

Policy:    Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

Time Allowance:

Labor Operation No:   Description Amount
14-30-01-95 Replace Throttle Body 0.3 Hrs.

Failure Code:

P8        New Part

I would like to thank Bob Bergevin, Arthur Cantrall, Barry Drodge, David Lovell, Bill Maurits, and Steve for supplying the information for these bulletins. And a big thank you goes to Geno's Garage for making DodgeRam.info possible.

 

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