P0120 Code Definition
P0120 Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch 'A' Circuit
What Does the Engine Code P0120 Mean?
Character "P" in the first position of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) represents the powertrain system (engine and transmission), "0" in the second position means that this is a generic OBD-II (OBD2) DTC. "1" in the third character position in a DTC indicates that the fuel and air metering and auxiliary emission controls is experiencing a malfunction. The last two characters "20" is DTC number. OBD2 Diagnostic Trouble Code P0120 means that Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch 'A' Circuit has been detected.
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How Serious Is the Code P0120?
This issue is critical and can lead to damages in your car. Please clear it first, drive your car for a couple of days. If the issue reappears, Carly recommends to fix your car to resolve this issue.
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