Electrical gauge? on sashboard (lightning bolt) comes on when running.What is this?

Asked by Mar 25, 2012 at 10:52 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 Dodge Ram 5.7 liter pickup

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if this vehicle has an electronic throttle control unit - this could indicate a failure - may need a trip to the dealer or a shop capable of this this type of repair.. They're should be a break down of what this symbol means in the owners manual..

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The lightning bolt signals a problem in the ETCU as TJMOOSEHEAD, stated previously. I advise getting this problem checked out immediately. These systems are designed as a triple redundant system, where a loss of one working sensor will not affect vehicle operation, loss of a second sensor will trigger the vehicle into limp mode. since one sensor failed you should expect another to fail.

All dashboard gauges not working

Its a 1997 ram 1500

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