Audi P1565: Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Lower Limit Not Attainted

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Audi P1565: Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Lower Limit Not Attainted

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What Does The Audi P1565 Code Mean?

Engine started, battery voltage at least 11.5v, all electrical components off, ground connections between engine and chassis well connected, coolant temperature at least 80-degrees Celicius and the throttle valve must not be damaged or dirty; and the ECM detected the signal from the Throttle Position Valve Module to the ECM detected was erratic, non existent or unreliable (too high or too low).

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Audi P1565 Code?

  • Alternator failed
  • ECM failed
  • Fuses blown or open circuits
  • Clean Throttle Valve Control Module
  • Accelerator cable not adjusted properly
  • Idle speed control throttle failed
  • Wire connections to relay carrier and ground connection of ECM may have shorted

Recommended Parts

Below are some recommended auto parts to help you address the trouble code affecting your vehicle and get it running smoothly again:

Note: During the purchasing process, please check carefully whether the part you want to buy fits your car!

Reference Sources

Audi A4 Avant 95-01 Service Repair Manual, page 57.

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