The Dreaded Electronic Throttle Control

Discussion in 'Dodge Nitro Electrical Problems and Questions' started by Jimmymass, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Jimmymass

    Jimmymass New Member

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    2007 dodge nitro
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    SLT
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    Sunburst Orange
    HEY NITRO PEEPS, I HAVE A SITUATION AND IM ABOUT TO FLIP OUT.
    THE LITTLE PAIN IN THE ASS LIGNING BOLT KEEPS COMING ON . OF EVENTS THAT HAVE HAPPENED SINCE THEN.
    THE REPLACED THE THROTTLE CONTROL, DID A RESET WORKED FINE FOR ABOUT 2 DAYS.
    ITS BACK AGAIN. IS TIME WHEN I TRY TO DO THE ON BOARD DIAGNOSTICS TROUGH THE COMPUTER ITS SHOWING NO FAULT CODES....WTH
    DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS WHICH DIRECTION TO GO?
    2007 DODGE NITRO 3.7 SLT 4X4 AUTO
    HERES THE WEIRD PART, SO I CHANGE THROTTLE CONTROL , DISCONNECT NEG ON BATTERY FOR 30 MIN OR SO ,RECONNECT, THE TRANSWOULD NOT SHIFT OUT O 1ST GEAR FOR SOME REASON. BROUGHT IT HOME PULLED THE FUS FOR THE TRANS.PUT IBACK IN SHIFTS FINE.....ANOTHER WTH MOMENT.
    NOW THE BOLT IS BACK ON AND DOING THE SAME ALL OVER AGAIN WITH NO CODES.
    THE THROTTLE IS NOT RESPONSIVE I HAVE TO PUSH THE PEDAL DOWN TO THE FLOR TO GET SOME POWER THEN EASE BACK ON THE GAS ONCE I GET POWER. BUT I DO GET THE POWER ITS NOT INSTANTANEOUS
    I CHECKED THE CONNECT AT THE PEDAL SENSOR
    HELP HELP HELP. IT IS A DRIVE BY WIRE SYSTEM,
     

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