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I have had the digital throttle control light appearing...then it quit for a biI proceed driving..and ti continue driving..and well, it simply doesnt move now. The coasted home about 15 mph...but might not do it increase the slightest hill. You press on the accelerator..and it does no move!Dealer wants 125.00 carry out diagnosis it. However does anyone, know, what all is connected in solving this problem. That course..the warranty is out...I need assist in see what and how much it will certainly take to fix my car.Debbie
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Unfortunately, until a scanner is plugged in and fault password are check out - anything would be a stab in the dark.Possible problems:loose plug or connectionsthrottle body actuator failuregas pedal electric failurecomputer failureThere space some places that will review fault codes for complimentary - AutoZone and also others.As a shot it now initiative - disconnect your battery for a few hours - this will certainly reset the car"s digital systems, and also may clear the problem.Until you gain the codes - we wouldn"t know which direction to suggest you in.
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That was an early problem. Subsequent software updates finished the issue. Have you ever before had a software update? There"s been about a fifty percent dozen top top the 2007s. Based on your incomplete profile, i can"t assist you anymore 보다 that: year, trim level and tranny information goes a long method in dx"ing a problem.

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BradAfter 9+ years, 99% of all feasible questions have been 100% answered. They"re here, it simply takes some coaxing.
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I agree through Brad that us need more information. Yet I likewise think Dave had actually a good idea around disconnecting the battery. I"d try holding the floor cable and positive cable together for about fifteen minutes for a rapid check. That will certainly reset the TIPM. If that doesn"t work, then a expedition to the dealership may be in order.
electronic throttle control issueThis is my an initial post. Top top Feb 1,2013 my 07 caliber 1.8 manual transmission basic model broke down. My fiance and also I to be on our method to Utah from Corona, CA. We have actually driven the auto to Mexico and also to Vegas number of times and have not had actually a problem. Top top Friday we entered Barstow, CA and my battery charge lit up. I continued to drive due to the fact that we to be in the desert. After ~ a few miles my airbag lit up and also shortly ~ the dreaded thunderbold lit increase (ETC) i changed the battery and also was able to begin up n drive for around 3hrs. The exact same thing happened. I was told the my alternator could be failing and needed to it is in replaced. Ns wanna make certain if this deserve to fix the problem due to the fact that i at this time have no job and also iam low on money. What have the right to i carry out to settle the problem? is it mine alternator? or is the something more? you re welcome reply. Say thanks to you, Erick