Check Engine Light With Code P0505 on Lexus RX350

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a fault code P0505 stored. Our technicians tell us that this fault can be caused by a failed electronic throttle body assembly which will require replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 20,100 (20,100–20,100)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2011
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I took my car in for it's 20K service on a Friday. The dealership called me to let me know the seal on my engine was off and I was leaking oil. So they took my car over the weekend and I got it back on Wednesday. I drove the car 25 miles to pick up my daughter from daycare directly from the dealership. When I was a 1/4 mile away from daycare, with my daughter in the car, my car felt like it stalled. Turns out it was on, but from there on out I couldn't go faster than 30mph. The dealership brought me a loaner. They called me today (Th)to tell me that my Throttle Body had died. Is this normal for 20K miles???