Throttle light came on
The throttle light came on.
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Hello, if the throttle light just came on briefly and then went off, that would be normal operation. When the throttle light comes on briefly and goes off, it’s letting you know that it is reducing power because it has detected a traction issue but went off once it was resolved, and is considered normal operation. If the throttle light came on and the Check Engine Light is on now, there is a fault present and it should be looked at. You may need the aid of mechanic to connect a scanner to the vehicle to check for codes and monitor data in order to have a proper diagnosis.
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According to cartreatments.com, the three main reasons why your throttle control warning light comes on include issues with your ETC system, which involves a failing pedal system with possible faulty wiring or pedal linkages.
Hi There, The red lightning bolt indicates that there is a problem wit the electronic throttle control unit.
The lightning bolt on the dash means that there is a problem with the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. Get a code reader and scan the engine for any logged codes. The light may be on for a glitch and the electronic throttle control system needs to be reset.
To reset the throttle body on a Chrysler 300 turn the ignition key to the “ON” position, and slowly depress and release the accelerator pedal. Turn the ignition to the “OFF” position. Start the car and let the engine run for a few minutes to finish re-calibrating the throttle body.
The easiest way to remove lag is by installing a device on your gas pedal called a throttle response controller. Throttle Response Controllers are blue tooth controlled, inexpensive, and make a big difference in immediate gas pedal response.
The easiest way to reset your throttle position sensor is to unhook the negative cable from your battery for up to five minutes or to remove the fuse for your engine control module.
Throttle position sensors are mounted to the side of the throttle plate and measure the position of the throttle — essentially, how far down the gas pedal is pressed.
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A damaged electronic throttle control can result in hesitation or stumbling when you attempt to accelerate. What to do: Have your car towed to a repair shop immediately – it is not safe to drive! The trouble code in the computer aim your mechanic toward a correct diagnosis, and repairs to your ETC system can be made.
It could be due to a problem with the timing belt, the spark plugs, or the fuel injectors. It could also be because you have a dirty air filter or a clogged fuel filter. The fuel system may also be low on fuel. The accelerator pedal may also be sticking.
can i drive with the throttle control light on? yes, usually, but you should go straight to a repair shop. there can be many different causes for the throttle control warning light, so a proper diagnosis is key.
What to do: Have your car towed to a repair shop immediately – it is not safe to drive! The trouble code in the computer aim your mechanic toward a correct diagnosis, and repairs to your ETC system can be made.
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2012 equinox reduced power light engine light and traction light came on. Lost a lot of power got home and all light except engine
Your car has what is called a "safe mode" that will be engaged by the computer when it detects that something critical has gone wrong related to any of the major components in your engine chassis or power train. This may be related to a number of things, most of which should have been registered in the computer when the check engine light came on. I recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to inspect your check engine light and diagnose any codes registered by your vehicle’s computer.
Abs light, emergency brake light, steering wheel assist light, engine light, EPC light, traction control light
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle does utilize a lot of the same sensors for these systems. Are there any other codes that are coming up when this code appears? If so you will want to take these into consideration when processing the repair and making a diagnosis. The module may be bad, and replacing it should fix the problem. The lights should turn off once the main computer recognizes the new module and the sensors sync up. If you believe the sensors need to be cleaned you may do so. Do as minimal as possible to make sure you are not damaging the sensor or disrupting the wiring inside. A bad connection would make the lights stay on. With so many lights that are effected by the module being illuminated, the module is likely bad or does not have a connection. Check the connection first and then resort to replacing the unit. For more help with these electrical tests, contact our service department.
No dash lights, back right tail light is out, no parking lights. Brake lights work though as does head lights.
Hi there. In many cases, when you have electrical problems like you’re describing, it’s caused by multiple electrical component failure. It’s likely that a few electrical relays are not working; especially if you have systems that utilize the same components (such as your brake light and tail lights). I would recommend having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete an electrical problems inspection first, so they can pinpoint what is damaged and recommend the right repairs.
my check engine light came on a few weeks ago and said it was coolant issue light went out and a few days ago it came back on
Your vehicle has less than 60,000 miles and inasmuch as you mention a possible fault in the engine cooling system, you should check for warranty coverage under Chrysler’s 5 year/60,000 miles powertrain warranty. If you are not covered under the manufacturer warranty, I recommend you request an overheating diagnostic from YourMechanic simply because a car that is overheating is essentially inoperable. You will ruin the engine if it gets hot enough, by warping essential engine components, so overheating has to be resolved before the issue with the electronic throttle is addressed. In your case, inasmuch as the Check Engine Light (CEL) has come on as well, the Mechanic will download the diagnostic trouble codes that always set when the CEL illumuninates and use those trouble codes as clues to resolving the issue you are having.
Battery light goes on when I start car then turns off, if I rev engine light comes back until rpms go down. Abs goes comes on/off
Batteries can die due to faults in the charging system so ideally a suspected "faulty" battery should be load tested before a decision is made to condemn it. The only exception to this rule is if the battery is already clearly "old" (greater than 5 years) but even then once you put a new battery in, as a replacement for a "dead" battery, you have to comprehensively check out the charging system. Diagnostic Trouble Code P0460 will result in disruption of the dashboard fuel gauge’s ability to accurately report your tank’s fuel levels. The fuel gauge readings may be erratic, or read somewhere off scale. Vehicles equipped with a low fuel warning light feature may also suffer from erratic low fuel warnings in the event of a code P0460. Unless the P0460 code has been reported alongside other trouble code, all of the vehicle’s essential systems should otherwise function normally. I would recommend that you request a check engine light diagnostic to first resolve the fault causing the P0460 code to set. The check gas cap light warning light could be due a faulty gas cap and/or small leaks in the EVAP system.
signals, daytime running lights are not working, park brake light on dash is on steady and chime is dinging steady 4×4 wont engage
This is likely a brake light switch problem. I would suggest testing the brake light switch which should be located down by the brake pedal. This may also be a computer problem as well as indicated by the other lights on in the dash. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to possibly replace the brake light switch and diagnose with a scanning tool which will download useful data from the truck’s computer indicating what specifically the problem may be.
My abs light and tcs light brake light came on the same time
Your car is equipped with what are called wheel speed sensors which monitor the speed of the wheels at all four corners. When they detect that wheel speed is out of the ordinary in a given set of conditions, this information is relayed to the car’s computer which then engages the ABS system or the traction control system. Occasionally, these sensors will go bad causing them to send inaccurate information to the ECU causing the lights to come on intermittently or when not needed. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose and possibly replace your wheel speed sensors.
My battery light came on when i was briving and so did some other lights on the dash board replaced battery and it still came on w
Hi there. What you are describing is common with an alternator failure or problems with the charging system in your Chrysler. The battery is supposed to supply power to the vehicle before starting the car, in which time the alternator takes over. If the alternator is damaged, the car will continue running off the battery and drain it. This is what tends to cause the clicking issue when you turn the key. It is probably a good idea to verify this problem before attempting repairs, by having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a battery will not hold a charge inspection.