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Second opinion] what would the potential problems be when the electric throttle warming light comes on stays on then will be off when I get back in car to drive then comes on again? can it damage car if I continue to drive and cat get it in for service right away?

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

The electric throttle control warning light the lightening Bolt inside parentheses in jeep cherokee

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Cherokee?

2015

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?

I took it into dealership and they did no see anything . I had take vehicle in because the engine light kept coming on and the found it was thermostat problem so will be getting me new one . but the ETC light kept on coming on

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

They said they had used a computer to check for this? is it possible that the computer can miss this problem. also have noticed the car is beginning to rev when starting up engine running fast don't want the car to suddenly stop dead when I'm out driving now weather's bad

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Jeep Mechanic: Dan, ASE Master Technician replied 7 months ago
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Jeep Mechanic: Dan, ASE Master Technician replied 7 months ago

Do you have the codes? If the red lightning bolt is coming on then you have codes. Usually when this light comes on it means you have an issue with the throttle body. Sounds like you had it looked at and the dealer could not find anything. Is this under warranty?

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