I have a lighting bolt symbol on my dash and the car won't start what does this mean

Asked by Jun 11, 2015 at 12:48 PM about the 2008 Dodge Avenger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The lightning bolt means there is problem with the spark or your ign either way it's not good I'm sorry.

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Totally not true. Its a problem with the etc throttle control. Do your research before replying random shit..


Really well my lightning bolt came on when I put the wrong plugs in so mabey you should mind you own business and not reply to random shot asshole

Lol , )/( (pretend it's a lighting bolt ) E.T.C Electronic Throttle Control. Controls the throttle blade the revs up your engine but is controlled by a foot pedal,wire, Electronic motor. Used to be done by a cable that ran from gas pedal to carburator


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