Kia Niro: Engine Control System / ETC (Electronic Throttle Control) System Troubleshooting

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual / Engine Control/Fuel System / Engine Control System / ETC (Electronic Throttle Control) System Troubleshooting

Fail-Safe Mode
Item
Fail-Safe
ETC Motor
Throttle valve stuck at 7°
TPS
TPS 1 fault
Replace it with TPS 2
TPS 2 fault
Replace it with TPS 1
TPS 1, 2 fault
Throttle Angle (°)
 Throttle valve stuck at 5°
APS
APS 1 fault
Replace it with APS 2
APS 2 fault
Replace it with APS 1
APS 1, 2 fault
Engine idle state

  

When throttle value is stuck at 7°, engine speed will be limited to below 1,500 rpm and vehicle speed to maximum of 40 - 50 km/h (25 - 31 mph).

ETC (Electronic Throttle Control) System Repair procedures
Inspection Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) 1. Connect the KDS/GDS on the Data Link Connector (DLC). 2. Start the engine and measure the output v ...

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