Common questions

Why is the electronic throttle control so important?

Why is the electronic throttle control so important?

ETC (Electronic Throttle Control) is very much important in any car engine to ensure the proper air pressure. If anyhow this system gets disturbance, then you will be going to face various hindrances in driving.

What happens when the throttle controller goes bad?

In any case, in some instances it will cause the throttle controller to lose a signal and deliver intermittent throttle control. Sometimes this is a minor issue that is more of an inconvenience while other times it can cause the vehicle to shut down or for the driver to lose the ability to control the throttle pedal.

How to reset the throttle system in a car?

Reset the Throttle System 1 Switch on the ignition key, don’t start the engine. Then, wait for a minimum of 3 seconds. 2 Now, press the accelerator pedal and do press and release five times amidst 5 seconds. 3 Press the pedal again, and this time hold on pressing for around 20 seconds. At least until the engine light stops the… More …

What are the symptoms of a lousy throttle system?

So, let’s see some significant symptoms that indicate a lousy throttle system. If the throttle body has any problems, then you will feel less power in driving. You may see the power reduced alert on the power gauge of your vehicle. In that case, it’s the throttle body that needs to fix.

Where is the electronic throttle control ( etc ) located?

The electronic throttle body (ETC stands for electronic throttle control) is located down low in the front of the car… just follow the fresh air duct. You have to loosen a hose clamp to get the duct off the ETC itself, using an 8mm (5/16″) or flat-blade screwdriver just like a normal cooling system type clamp.

When does the electronic throttle control light come on?

We only have had the jeep for just under a month. A soon as we started it both the Electronic Throttle Control & Electronic Traction Control System light came on. We was able to get it into the kroger parking lot turned it off for a couple minutes and when we started it back up it was like it never happen.

Is there a problem with the throttle control on my Jeep?

The Jeep continues to run perfectly, this is just an annoyance. Well, I think I may have finally fixed the electronic throttle control light problem on my Jeep. This has been a problem for the past several months. The ETC light would come on several times a week.

How can I Fix my throttle control problem?

The dealer replaced the throttle body and throttle position sensor, the powertrain control module, and the gas pedal assembly and sensor. NONE of these repairs fixed the problem. I got tire of them not being able to solve the problem so I started looking at things myself.

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