Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Lake Co. Florida
Okay, so long story short without going into detail, The car has been acting a little weird from day one, If I put it in 1st or R from a stop it will (once in a blue moon) blip the throttle so hard that the speedo blips to about 25, then back down, and I'm not on the gas at all, it is as the shifter is being pushed into 1st or R with the clutch in...
Now on to yesterday. After three and a half years of driving it and the car doing this ever now and then, its been getting worse, and then I get a CEL on the way to work, so I swing into Autozone, have the code read and get a P0833 code which is Clutch Pedal Switch 2 Circuit.
and the explanation autozone's comp gave was "The ECM detected that the vehicle speed was greater than 24mph and then to 0mph without a clutch switch transition" WTF does that mean I dunno, but the probable causes are as follows
1) open or short circuit condition
2)Poor electrical connection
3)Faulty Clutch Pedal Switch
Now I'm going to be swinging by the dealership that I've told about this problem for the longest time, and I'm going to let them know that I thought it was something with the clutch switch back when I had the bumper to bumper warranty, and now that I have the proof something is wrong, I want it fixed under warranty, since no parts shop other than the dealer carries this part!!!
If they refuse I will have GM's customer service number ready to dial on my phone, have them look up my records and then tell them it should have been taken care of way back then, but I kept being brushed off. I want this fixed or I'll call the news. (that line always works with getting the dealer to do shit that NEEDS to be done that isn't MINE OR ANYONE'S fault except the service department's lazy techs that just say, eh, can't duplicate) maybe they can't duplicate it because it was just sitting in the bay all day.
So, question if I can't get them to fix it....
What else could throw this code?