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Jerry, Master Mechanic
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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Won't start but intermittently. had checked at dealer and no

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won't start but intermittently. had checked at dealer and no codes. naturally started with them. ETC light is on when trying to start.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: red cross or x on the dashboard while trying to turn over
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2007 ram 1500
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no. just researching what etc means
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no. how does this forum/connection work?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

ETC stands for electronic throttle control. The most common cause this an etc problem is a faulty throttle body.