There will be a code stored for brake input/ throttle input simultaneously. If the battery warning light stays on or comes on when driving, it means there's a fault with the charging system and the battery is not being charged. Yaesu FT-100DR 2m/70cm VHF/UHF-FM/Digital Ham Radio, Larsen NMO2/70C mounted dual band VHF/UHF antenna, Alinco DR-06 6 meter VHF FM, Larsen NMO50C 1/4 wave antenna, 150 PSI on board air system, air powered 157 db train horns! We have a warning signal which looks like the back hatch is opened with a bolt type screw aiming to go in. The only way to locate a fault is to have diagnostic equipment hooked up to the vehicle which should display fault codes. 2010 Dodge 2500 SLT Crew Cab Long Bed 4WD G56 6SPD Cummins 6.7 turbo diesel, 3.42 LSD. This warning picture is not in the manual – so can you help us. The code is P2181. I have a 2003 Dodge Ram HEMI with the same problem. On the right side a yellow ESB symbol came on. It kept itself at a minimum average speed of 35-40mph. The system is designed to monitor the engine, exhaust emissions and the automatic transmission. my wife turned thr car off and back on and was able to drive for a couple miles and it happened again. As an electronic system, it can sometimes be reset with a restart. 2010 CCSB 4x4 Big Horn 68rfe. Vehicle is usually drivable with the ETC light on. If a problem is detected while the engine is running, the light will either stay on or flash depending on the fault. However, conventional braking will operate as normal providing the brake warning light is not on. The Chrysler Town and Country red lightening bolt symbol is the electronic throttle control (ETC) warning light. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. This only lasted for about 4 seconds and then all was back to normal. Low oil pressure prevents this and can result in significant engine damage. Poor vehicle handling may also occur. It means the transmission is overheating. The Chrysler Town and Country brake warning light monitors various brake functions such as: The Chrysler Town and Country Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) warning light monitors the system and comes on for about 4 seconds when the ignition is switched on. Absolutely NO engine light comes on, just the lightning bolt symbol. The Chrysler Town and Country vehicle security light (red dot) will flash at a fast rate for approximately 15 seconds when the vehicle security alarm is arming, and then will flash slowly until the vehicle is disarmed. The codes it threw were for throttle body, map sensor and tps. The lightning bolt icon on your dashboard alerts you to a problem with the electronic throttle control system in your 2014 Dodge Charger. Probablly good ideal to test batteries separatelly and alternator on bench tester when wierd things happen. If the ABS light stays on or comes on when driving, the anti-lock portion of the brake system is not functioning and the system requires a service. It is the first of four square red lights. Pressure within the engine is required to allow oil to circulate and sufficiently lubricate internal components. Checked the pos cable at the battery, it was fine. And the car runs rough most of the day afterwards. If the airbag warning light fails to come on at all, stays on or comes on when driving, there's a fault with the system. Last night on a 200 mile drive my truck suddenly loss power and a red lightning bolt flashed on my dash. Although using tap water isn't recommended, it can be used in an emergency situation. So, what is that light on your dashboard? It's been coming on while driving some and have talked with other owners who have seen theirs come on but everything works fine. Your email address will not be published. If a problem is detected while the engine is running, the light will either stay on or flash depending on the fault. I bought it in August, 2011. A little word of advice, don't waste money bringing it to the dealer. If both these warning lights come on together, have your vehicle repaired as soon as possible as braking ability will be reduced. Add ons: Spyntec Free Spin Kit with Warn hubs (62672) Laramie Alloys, "Powerwagon" Flares, Powerwagon bed decal (4X4 off road) OE Ram mudflaps, OE Slush Mats, OE Clearance Lamps, Geno's shift knob in black, spray in bedliner, OE brake controller, Pro Tech Toolbox, Licensed "Extra" class HAM operator, Ranger RCI-2950 10-11-12 meter all mode ham radio/CB, co-phased 4 foot Firestick Firefly 5/8 wave antennas. MY mileage is 45K. It doesn't seem to happen in the morning, but on my way home after work, i get the red lightning bolt that comes on my dash, and the throttle acts up. I put the transmission into neutral and started it ... but there were no codes that came up on the dash when rotating the key 3 times. This was while going 70mph. Won't let me accelerate past a certain point and is lacking power. Last night on a 200 mile drive my truck suddenly loss power and a red lightning bolt flashed on my dash. If your Ford Ranger is having a service problem, the engine warning light will let you know virtually immediately. Cruise was not set, did not have to stop restart, just lasted a few seconds and back to normal. It just drives at like 2 miles an hour. 2012 2500 mega limited ALL carli 3"pintop,control arms,low mount stabilizer/diff cover,ball joints,air bags 35-13.50-20 ATZ,steering brace.AMP boards,JL AMP&12S PASSPORT 9500CI, I had the same as Whitenite on my 08 but most of the time it was me messing around two footing it going into a turn or something and trying to build a little boost to come out of the corner sideways. A warning chime may also be heard depending on your model of Town and Country. Could be your first sign of alternator failure. JavaScript is disabled. 5 Posts . ... 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 SLT, 5.7 Hemi MDS, Regular Cab, Long Box, 3.55 LS rear end ,17" cast wheels, Flame Red. This happen to me today..... A red lighting bolt was flashing on the dash. I follow the steps to reset it and it will start but when I get to a light or stop sign the lightning bolt will return and the car will shut off. Both times "cruise" was on. I just got my 300 on Saturday and I haven't had a chance to sit down and read the book. Now the remote start turns off and shuts on. the code will not show unless you do it when it happeneds. Second opinion] 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 hemi turns over but will not start. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. I have the same thing and I couldn’t find info on it anywhere! Progress to through ground connections and battery connections also. So being under warranty I sent her to the dealership. Last dealer said the next time it happens, search gps for nearest dealer, do not turn engine off, and bring there to scan. Dreaded Red Lightning Bolt Discussion in 'Engine & Performance ... lost power, and the lightning bolt came on again. What should I check? LOST Newbie: Joined: Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:34 pm Posts: 1 Can anyone help with the source of red warning light that is similar to a lightning bolt above the low fuel indicator? After i gave them my thesis we installed a new brake light switch and never had the issue again. That process happened about four times in 33 miles. I just finished fighting with my 07.5 about that. i have the same problem on my 06 300c and its at the dealer now getting fixed. The check engine warning light is a generic symbol that has many potential faults associated with it. My car has issues specifically in the morning when it is cold and when it's a "cold start". I was running a little harder and faster than I normally do, but not beating on it. The red lightning bolt shows and my car won't accelerate. 169 Posts . EBD varies the amount of brake force per individual wheel and applied greater brake force to wheels that require it. The Chrysler Town and Country battery warning light comes on initially with the ignition switched on to show the status of the charging system. After that, the lightning bolt is off, but the check engine light is on. This is the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Indicator symbol. I have the red lightning bolt on my dash. 2019 Ram 3500 SRW Laramie Mega 4x4 HO/Aisin Blue Streak/Silver, 2015 Ram 2500 Mega, 2013 3500 Mega, 11.5 6.7L HO Laramie Carli tuned KING 3.5's Fronts w/ Rear 3 tube bypasses, Hydro Bumps Carli Truss Soltek HID TrailReady Beadlocks Baja R8D, 2013 Ram 3500 Dually CTD 6.7/Aisin/4:10 LSD, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. This is on a 2014 Town & Country. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Instead, a sensor monitors the position of the pedal and that information is … The Check Engine light is located on the lower left side below the dashboard. Its documented in there system anyway. Their is a thing on the top of the engine on the drivers side that a bunch of wires go into, I ended up tracking down which wires were for the app sensor, and just made it so they by pass that big plug and it fixed the problem. As these unit mature, we probabllly gonna see increase in unsual. Q: The dashboard in my van lately has been showing a warning light illuminated. Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 3, 2013. The switch would also keep the brake light on for a second or so after i let go of the brake pedal, do this at night and see if you have a delay in brake lights going off after pedal released. Mileage is 32,000 miles. I start the car and after about 5 minutes, the red lightning bolt on my dashboard comes on and the car runs bad. when it dies on me i just put it in park take out the key put it back in and it will start right up. If the car idols very rough n stalls. I have a 2005 chrysler 300 touring edition and while driving a red blinking lightning bolt symbol came on, om the left side of my dash. It’s throwing the codes p0456 p0457 p0344 p1628. The "red lightning bolt" light monitors the ETC (Electronic Throttle Control). 4th Generation 2010 - 2018 6.7 Liter Cummins. The coolant tank was visibly near empty. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Hello. After replacing them I continued to get the red lightning bolt flashing and I still had the same problem which was so frustrating . All temps/pressures were fine. Allow several minutes for the engine to cool and check coolant levels. 2018 FORD F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Max Tow 2wd :grin2: I had that problem on my 07 67 and it was loose battery terminals each time. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what controls the opening and closing of the throttle body as the motor requires more fuel. The lightning bolt symbol can actually appear for a number of reasons. If the air conditioning system is on, switch it off, shift the transmission into neutral and leave the engine idling. In backing up there is a slight scraping sound – does this mean that something is loose. I have a 05 1500 with 5.7 and driving down the engine looses power and a red lightning bolt comes on the dash, if I shut it off and restart it’s fine sometimes for a minute and sometimes 20 minutes. If while driving the light turns on, safely pull off the road and stop the vehicle. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. The Chrysler Town and Country red lightening bolt symbol is the electronic throttle control (ETC) warning light. The red lightning bolt with two vertical bars on each side? My husband replaced the throttle body yesterday and it is still doing it today. This video is my explanation of the Chrysler 300’s dreaded lightning bolt warning light. This happen to me today..... A red lighting bolt was flashing on the dash. Started car one morning and for the first time the red lightning bolt with two curved lines like parentheses around it came on. Generally, if your battery is really dead and not just discharged, a jump start will not work, at least not with … :cbadge: The cause of this is( after long research when my 2010 did this too me): When you are driving the the slightest bump can cause the brake light switch to activate the brake lights( no hydraulic activation), the ECM senses a brake on/throttle applied at same time fault, set the ETC light on and drasticly reduces engine power, most often happens when towing and/or heavier than normal throttle input, computer thinks, hey were going 60 mph, the throttle is applied at least 50% and this guy has the brake on, DERATE and set light. I can add more pics later to clarify. my wife was driving our 2017 jeep patriot it has 65000 miles on it today the red lightning bolt started flashing the check engine light came on and the traction control light came on the car lost power and was limping. Chrysler Town and Country Dashboard Warning Lights. Then last week the check engine light and lightning bolt light came on again and the car went into limp mode and wouldn't go any higher than idle. It got progressively worse. Dashboard instrument cluster layout and warning light location vary depending on the year of manufacture and model of your Town and Country minivan. The red lightning bolt came on about a month ago while I was driving on the hwy. ... about 2 minutes later a red lightening bolt light c... 2007 Dodge RAM 1500 SLT 4WD-General. They said I have to bring it in with the light on in order to diagnose it. Thank you. If this warning light comes on, stop as soon as possible to inflate or change tires. My truck would not rev and go faster. My electronic throttle warning light, ABS and check engine lights are coming on. :sofa1: Carl, any vids of some rad maneuvers on any of your bikes. Airbags deploy in the event of an accident along with seat belt pretensioners that are designed to remove the slack from the seat belt in the event of a collision. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Brought it a dealer both times afterwards, nothing found. Reply. Turning the heating up to maximum will help to remove heat from the engine. Discussion Starter • #1 • Feb 11, 2017. It's advised to make your way immediately to a vehicle repair workshop. Get the sucker diagnosed at your local alternator shoppe. If something on the engine is unplugged it will often appear, at least on my van. The Chrysler Town and Country dashboard warning lights detailed below cover the 4th generation (Mk 4, 2001-2007) and the final 5th generation (Mk 5, 2008-2016). Light will stay on until you stop and restart the engine, then not come back on until problem shows up again. Only code I saw was a vacuum leak (dont remember exactly what the code was). 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