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Old 01-05-2016, 02:45 PM   #1093
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Yah I disconnected mine after 1 day of use. It was interesting but having no real performance gain it had to go when the novelty wore off.
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:06 AM   #1094
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Unfortunate follow up on my replacement Vitesse throttle controller. So i've had the new "replacement VTC" installed about 5 months. It has been set to SP4. This is lower than my first VTC which i had for around 6 months which was always set at SP6 before it stated throwing CELs after around 6-7 months. VTC quickly sent me a replacement unit.
So the new one has been working perfectly until yesterday. Set on SP4 since i installed it end of July/August. Yesterday i got a CEL / engine at reduced power and Code P2138 (P2138 throttle/pedal position sensor/switch D/E voltage correlation).

It appears the same issue may be happening again, the VTC works perfectly for 5-6 months and then starts throwing CELs more and more frequently until it becomes unusable. If i get another CEL i'm gonna remove the device all together. I'm hoping it was just a fluke but i'm expecting it isn't. I'm wondering if there is a component inside the VTC that starts to malfunction with age..

Will keep all posted...
Re: your post questioning the VTC internals failing with age ...see this thread
Vitesse vs. JMS PedalMax Throttle Controllers
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=432675 & my post#13

post#13 excerpt highlights ...
"there have been a LOT of users who have had CEL/REP/Stabilitrac problems with the VTC (mostly with the higher settings) and some that happened after mos of use with mid-range settings suggesting the quality of the VTC control unit is questionable given its made in China"

"Maybe the JMS control unit circuitry is better made with better parts and higher tolerances which would prevent CELs/REP/Stabilitac issuses ?

"12/15/15 - Sent a email to JMS asking is their unit's circuit board made in USA , they said YES "
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Old 01-06-2016, 12:12 PM   #1095
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Re: your post questioning the VTC internals failing with age ...see this thread
Vitesse vs. JMS PedalMax Throttle Controllers
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=432675 & my post#13

post#13 excerpt highlights ...
"there have been a LOT of users who have had CEL/REP/Stabilitrac problems with the VTC (mostly with the higher settings) and some that happened after mos of use with mid-range settings suggesting the quality of the VTC control unit is questionable given its made in China"

"Maybe the JMS control unit circuitry is better made with better parts and higher tolerances which would prevent CELs/REP/Stabilitac issuses ?

"12/15/15 - Sent a email to JMS asking is their unit's circuit board made in USA , they said YES "

This is pretty interesting. I would try out the jms pedalmax, but after the vtc I don't want to have to worry about going into reduced power mode again and it's a little bit more pricey. I do like how they are at least made in the USA.
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