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Old 08-22-2011, 06:23 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Jrob1 View Post
I had a similar problem a year or so ago, somehow the throttle body was stuck (even though I had cleaned all of that within the last year. Shop said on my car the TPS unit down there is part of the throttle body and was fried so they had to replace it. Worked fine after they did that and gave it back to me. It shouldn't be in limp mode at all if they fixed the correct problem. There is also a TPS at the pedal as some have mentioned...
Only one problem between your issue and Jaykvilla's problem. The E46 323i has a mechanical throttle body with a wire accelerator, your throttle body is drive-by-wire and not mechanical like the one in the E46 323i.
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