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Old 08-09-2010, 12:32 PM
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Question engine & electrical symbol light coming on +

I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. The check engine symbol has been coming on and going off for about 2 or 3 months. The latest problem happened yesterday. When I started the truck the "lamp out" light came on--checked the lights and none are out. Then later the "engine symbol" came on--then the "electrical symbol" came on. When the electrical symbol came on the cruise control went out. As if that wasn't enough, I was on the interstate and trying to go around a slower vehicle when the engine shut down. I was able to get to the side without a wreck. After turning the key off, I restarted the engine--the only lights that came back on was the lamp out and the engine symbol. Any ideas of what is going on? God Bless and Thanks, Magpie

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Old 08-09-2010, 12:34 PM
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The "electrical" symbol is actually the symbol the the ETC (electronic throttle control). You need to have it diagnosed by someone with a scan tool that is familiar with the ETC system.
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Welcome to the site! I would also go get it scanned
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad you joined us here! Sorry to hear about your problems, but looks like I share the same opinion as the others, take it in and have someone check the codes and go from there. Good luck and be sure to keep us posted! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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