Go Back   DodgeForum.com > Dodge Cars > Dodge Caliber
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Dodge Caliber The new sporty Dodge Caliber is a hatchback that replaces the Dodge Neon. The Dodge Caliber is here to stay!

Electronic Throttle Control System

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 05-11-2009, 12:33 PM
jdcaliber07 jdcaliber07 is offline
Registered User
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1
Default Electronic Throttle Control System

I have had my 2007 Caliber for 3 years, this Sept. On Friday, my car would not start, and the light indicated there was an issue with the ETC. For the last 2 or so months, when I would turn on my lights, they would blink and then stay on. Now, since Friday, my dash lights do not work, nor do my tail lights (brake, reverse, and turn signals work). The warning indicator is not staying on...just flashed that one time when I couldn't get it to start, and then if I turn the ignition into the on position (car not running), it is there for a few seconds. I know I need to take this in...but I am wondering about cost? Any ideas?
This ad is not displayed to registered and logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Dodge Forums!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-11-2009, 08:15 PM
bigtsr's Avatar
bigtsr bigtsr is offline
Veteran
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Burlington.Ontario.Can
Posts: 380
Default

Sorry to hear of your problems,my SXT is 3 yrs old also.
I might suggest checking your battery terminals for corrosion
and as has been posted many times removing the negative
terminal for abt 10 minutes sometimes will reset the computer.
If possible measure your battery voltage it should be 13volts dc
or more under no load,orig batteries are notorious for causing
wierd problems.
__________________
Deep CherryRed 2011 Dodge Journey SXT-Pentastar V6-7 pass.-Uconnect with BlueTooth
-Remote Start-Homelink Burlington,Ontario,CA
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-12-2009, 05:00 PM
lxman1's Avatar
lxman1 lxman1 is offline
Multi-Section Moderator
Dodge Forum Moderator
2008 Dodge Ram 1500
 
Join Date: May 2008
Vehicle: 2008 QC Ram BigHorn Hemi
Location: Louisville, Ky
Posts: 9,016
Send a message via AIM to lxman1
Default

I agree, sounds like a low voltage issue. Should be around 14 to 14.5v running and no lower than 12v with everything off.
__________________
2008 RAM 1500 Sunburst Orange BigHorn. 5.7L HEMI
Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2009, 05:00 PM
 
 
 
Reply




Tags
2008, 2009, avenger, caliber, calibur, car, caravan, control, cvt, dodge, durango, electronic, parts, sxt, system, throttle, transmission

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Join DodgeForum
Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:54 AM.

Internet Brands, Inc.


Contact Details & Emails