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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master & Advanced level certified, Chrysler Master Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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Car will not start up my ETC light is on, Electronic

Customer Question

Car will not start up my ETC light is on
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Electronic Throttle Control
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: Chrysler(###) ###-####
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not trying to fix myself. Just try to start car but will not start thats the only light on
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not at the moment
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that can cause a no start condition, especially depending on what it's actually doing. If it won't crank you may have a bad ignition switch, starter, starter relay, it could be the transmission range sensor, the powertrain control module may not be awake. If it cranks but doesn't start then you're either missing spark or fuel or there may be a cam timing issue, exhaust restriction, etc.

What happens when you try to start the engine?