• The fault code P0226 indicates that there is an issue with the throttle or pedal position sensor/switch circuit. This may cause the engine to perform poorly or not start at all.

Possible Symptoms:

  • Reduced engine power or acceleration

  • Illuminated check engine light

  • Difficulty starting or failure to start

  • Poor throttle response or surging

Possible Causes:

  • Faulty throttle or pedal position sensor/switch

  • Damaged wiring or connections in the circuit

  • Loose or corroded electrical connections

  • Failed engine control module (ECM)

Related Parts:

  • Throttle Position Sensor: Throttle position sensor generally denotes the position of the accelerator pedal. Problems lead to poor acceleration

Possible Solutions:

  • Replace the faulty throttle or pedal position sensor/switch

  • Check and repair any damaged wiring or connections

  • Tighten or clean any loose or corroded electrical connections

  • Replace the engine control module (ECM) if necessary