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I have a issue with my 2016 Eco-diesel. I lost acceleration at points in my driving and then got a message " Service Electronic Throttle Control " I have 113000 km on my vehicle so warranty is up by 13000 km. Dealership said it was going to be a $4800.00 fix. Contacted Dodge to see if they could do anything of coarse the answer was "NO". Even though the soot must have been building up before the light came on. I would like to know how many people this has happened to. This should be a recall cause it is a safety concern if your vehicle fails to accelerate in an intersection this could become a deadly situation.

If you have gotten the "Service Electronic Throttle Control" or are starting to lose power while driving please comment
Last night driving on the freeway my truck started acting crazy. Wanting to die. I almost wrecked getting off the freeway. It was jerking. Trying to die. Revving up. Check engine light came on . Also the two lights for the tire traction / no spin tires. Came on. Then Service electronic throttle control. And service electronic braking system started flashing on the screen. My truck is a 2017 Ram 1500 with 3.6 L motor. I have 40,000 miles on it. It was running great. No warning signs at all. Now I’m starting to freak out after reading all the horror stories. I am going to take it to the dealership in the morning
 

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Chris, when you go to the fuel station do you put gasoline in your 3.6 liter engine truck or diesel fuel like the rest of us here on the ram1500diesel forum?
 

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With all of these problems has any one wrote the Better Business Bureau? I have recently purchased a 2015 eco diesel. Just got the same problems today.
 

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With all of these problems has any one wrote the Better Business Bureau? I have recently purchased a 2015 eco diesel. Just got the same problems today.
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No kidding!!

So far I found out that this is covered under FCA recall # W58 and NHTSA recall # 20V-475. The recall was performed on my truck August 2020, but seems like the problem is still presenting itself.
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I am now having the same issue with my 2015 RAM ecodiesel. Luckily I was about 2 miles from home and made it but the surging and loss of power was scary at every intersection. Now it is sitting at the dealership and they are telling me it will be 4-5 weeks before they can even begin a diagnosis. I have had all the FCA recalls completed after having to wait almost a year for the parts, a bushing, to arrive. This has been scary and frustrating.
 

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I am now having the same issue with my 2015 RAM ecodiesel. Luckily I was about 2 miles from home and made it but the surging and loss of power was scary at every intersection. Now it is sitting at the dealership and they are telling me it will be 4-5 weeks before they can even begin a diagnosis. I have had all the FCA recalls completed after having to wait almost a year for the parts, a bushing, to arrive. This has been scary and frustrating.
4 to 5 WEEKS?!!? I'd take it to a different dealer if it's an option. I just finished dealing with this issue as well as a couple others. There is another thread on here about this issue and some members talk about a connector under the vehicle driver side. They provide images. That, supposedly, was what the dealer said was my issue. Might be worth a look if you can access your vehicle.

Dreaded Service Electronic Throttle Message
 

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4 to 5 WEEKS?!!? I'd take it to a different dealer if it's an option. I just finished dealing with this issue as well as a couple others. There is another thread on here about this issue and some members talk about a connector under the vehicle driver side. They provide images. That, supposedly, was what the dealer said was my issue. Might be worth a look if you can access your vehicle.

Dreaded Service Electronic Throttle Message
Thank you for the response! I have called every dealer in the area and they are all telling me 3-6 weeks out. I will say after looking at the photos posted the first one I have just noticed just the week before the issue started. It was hanging down to the point I noticed it and someone else did as well standing in a parking lot. Now if I can just get them to take a look at it soon!

Thanks again!
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I have a issue with my 2016 Eco-diesel. I lost acceleration at points in my driving and then got a message " Service Electronic Throttle Control " I have 113000 km on my vehicle so warranty is up by 13000 km. Dealership said it was going to be a $4800.00 fix. Contacted Dodge to see if they could do anything of coarse the answer was "NO". Even though the soot must have been building up before the light came on. I would like to know how many people this has happened to. This should be a recall cause it is a safety concern if your vehicle fails to accelerate in an intersection this could become a deadly situation.

If you have gotten the "Service Electronic Throttle Control" or are starting to lose power while driving please comment
 

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Yes, happened to me on Saturday. 2018 Eco with 65,000 miles. Going 65 mph on turnpike and engine stalls. Very dangerous situation. Should be a recall
 
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