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Old 06-06-2007, 01:17 PM
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Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

Hello everyone ,i have one proplem my Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Starting the engine ,after 15 minutes driving i stopt and turnt the engine of and on again and the light stays of now .i made an apointment for tuesday morning with the dealer but if someone could explain to me what it does and what is it for and if i can damage anything while driving my car until tuesday ???????
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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

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Hello everyone ,i have one proplem my Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Starting the engine ,after 15 minutes driving i stopt and turnt the engine of and on again and the light stays of now .i made an apointment for tuesday morning with the dealer but if someone could explain to me what it does and what is it for and if i can damage anything while driving my car until tuesday ???????
are you talking about that light that is on if you dont put the clutch in and try to start the car?
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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

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are you talking about that light that is on if you dont put the clutch in and try to start the car?
i am talking about that red light with the flash in the middle

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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

solved my own proplem Flash 18-034-07 solves the proplem ,the only proplem i have is they say its fom a poor start(dumping Clutch )and i am shure i dit not do that

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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

Well, at least you car was still driveable with the light on. I've had it come one twice on my car. Both times while I was driving, and both times I lost almost all throttle control. Only way I coudl get the car to move was pushing the gas pedal all the way down. Shut the car off for a few seconds and started it again and it reset itself. Dealer couldn't find anything wrong, and no stored codes.
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Well, at least you car was still driveable with the light on. I've had it come one twice on my car. Both times while I was driving, and both times I lost almost all throttle control. Only way I coudl get the car to move was pushing the gas pedal all the way down. Shut the car off for a few seconds and started it again and it reset itself. Dealer couldn't find anything wrong, and no stored codes.
Thanks HSKR for your respond ,do you have any idea why is it doing that ,because in the tsb is stated that its due to a poor start(dumbing clutch) and i am shure i was driving the same like always ,i would never dumb the clutch
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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

Well, I have the CVT. Not sure why it did it to me. Both times I was slowing down on an off ramp. Not even touching the throttle. And when I went to hit the gas pedal again to maintain a slower speed, the light came on and it started bucking.
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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

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Well, I have the CVT. Not sure why it did it to me. Both times I was slowing down on an off ramp. Not even touching the throttle. And when I went to hit the gas pedal again to maintain a slower speed, the light came on and it started bucking.
well lets see what the dealer says ,i'll post after
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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

Just for thought are you using a higher grade fuel like 92 octane? I've experienced something very similiar when I used 92 octane by mistake (my other car needs 92). Since then been using 87 octane and no problems.

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Re: Electronic Throttle control Indicator Light stays on after Start????

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Just for thought are you using a higher grade fuel like 92 octane? I've experienced something very similiar when I used 92 octane by mistake (my other car needs 92). Since then been using 87 octane and no problems.

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nob,i always use 87 octane
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