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have a bmw with M54 enging in it and have a engine ckeck light

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have a bmw with M54 enging in it and have a engine ckeck light on car ticks over but will not drive or rev up, got a code po220 but the no sensor on pedal and this modle as throttle cable going to the throttle body, is this sensor in the throttle body
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My name is XXXXX XXXXX Im happy to help you with this.

As you say, this is not a drive by wire system - the TPS ( throttle sensor ) is actually all a part of a motorised part on the throttle body.

Many people replace the whole throttle body if its not just a wiring issue - with a second hand unit as new ones were very expensive - and Im not even sure they are available now but you could check with a Bmw parts dept first - You would need to give them the VIN for this.

But do just carefully check all the wiring first inc the connector - its a ten pin connector if I recall correctly - but whatever, check that first as connections can corrode.

Let me know if you need anything more on this at all - If you do need to get back to me thats fine - I will always reply asap -

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

hi, have just fitted new throttle body to bmw, its tick over at just over 1000rpm, on invoice it said this unit requires ECU adaption is this something i can do or as it got go to garge to be done , i have got inpa bmw soft wear.could you let me know what this means and how its done many thanks paul

Hello again Paul -

Yes this is because ( means ) that its a unit that is not set up / recognised by the ecu so it needs its adaptions setting / to suit that ecu on the car.

Im assuming you have likely done it by now but if now you can do it using Inpa - if you go through the Menu settings - you are looking for Throttle body adaption ( matching ) set up ( or similar ) and just run that to re set it and all should be fine then..

Let me know if you have any problems..

Best Rgds Paul.. MIKE.