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P0510 - Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3 What does this mean?

Possible causes

  • Throttle Position Switch (TPS) Adjustment
  • Faulty Throttle Position Switch (TPS)
  • Throttle Position Switch (TPS) harness open or shorted
  • Throttle Position Switch (TPS) circuit poor electrical connection
What does this mean?

Tech notes

Adjusting the Throttle Position Switch (TPS) may take care of the problem, if the problem persists the TPS may need to be replaced.
What does this mean?

When is the code detected?

Malfunction is detected when battery voltage from the closed throttle position switch is sent to ECM with the throttle valve opened.

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine idle problems
  • Possible hard to start
  • Possible shifting problems

P0510 Description

A closed Throttle Position Switch (TPS) and wide open TPS are built into the throttle position sensor unit on most vehicles, on older vehicles the TPS is a separate unit. The wide open throttle position switch is used only for A/T control. When the throttle valve is in the closed position, the closed throttle position switch sends a voltage signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM). The ECM only uses this signal to open or close the EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve when the throttle position sensor is malfunctioning.
OBDII Code P0510 - Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction -

P0510 Information for specific makes

P0510 INFINITI Closed Throttle Position Switch Fault
P0510 KIA Closed Throttle Position Switch
P0510 MAZDA Closed Throttle Position Switch
P0510 MERCEDES-BENZ Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction
P0510 MITSUBISHI Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Switch Circuit
P0510 NISSAN Closed Throttle Position Switch Fault
P0510 TOYOTA Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction
P0510 VOLKSWAGEN Closed Throttle Position Switch

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