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My 2005 magnum esp and bas light and the red lighning bolt light is on 3.5L engine

While driving on the hwy the lights come on and then goes off after awhile but the car runs bad and i had to get a jump start tonight the battery was weak

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Change the battery in it, A battery that is weak can cause warning lights to come on, End if left to long with a bad battery evan after you replace the battery, Might have to be taken in to a dodge dealer. to clear them with a (Sranner)

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SOURCE: I have an 06 Dodge Magnum. ESP/BAS light

Whenever this warning or any other stays on in the dash it id indicating that the systems control module has detected a fault, it then disables the system as long as the light is on. You must now have the dealer hook up a special electronic diagnostic tool and "scan" the system for the fault code that is stored for the problem(s)

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SOURCE: 2006 dodge magnum shutterd on the hwy, esp bas light came on with

Dodge has a bulletin for this but it must set a code. The valve keepers have an updated design , also there have been some problems with lifters. Dodge will not do this under warranty unless they can reproduce the problem. I have this happen intermittantly
over 3 times a week. Dlr won't touch it!!!

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 magnum esp/bas and engine light on

you need to see what the eng lite for if there is a trans codes usually the pcm wont let the speed go over 40 stays in safe mode untill you fix the problem or change the sensor,for the esp you need to chage the esp sensor and recalibrate by the dealer

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: bas light dodge magnum

Same thing happened to my 2005 dodge magnum. Took it to the shop, we thought it was a computer issue. Flashed the computer and it didn't help. It ended up being the thermostat and some other parts. The shop had to remove the whole front grille to replace a part that went straight through the top of the engine. The part is plastic and had cracked and was slowly spewing coolant all over the engine. The car was basically overheating but so little that it was not evident at first. Once they replaced all of that the lights stopped coming on. Very frustrating to say the least.

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SOURCE: 2005 dodge magnum 6cyl. 2.7. red lightning bolt and eps light on. car runs horrible.

It sounds to me like you need to find a mechanic that knows what he is doing. The "Red lighning bolt" Is the electroninc throttle control (ETC) warning lamp. Your mechanic is probably not getting any codes because he is probably using a cheap generic OBD code reader that can only access continuous memory fault codes. Most of these code readers cannot access current codes, manufacturer specific codes, or read the data stream from the computer.

You should also access the OBD readiness monitors to see if any of them are showing "Not Complete". This can be a very good indication that the PCM is losing battery power intermittently. There are several things that can be tested and verified without any codes.

With all that said, you should also be aware that 2005 Dodge Magnums that fit certain VIN criteria, equipped with 2.7L engines are subject to a service campaign (voluntary manufacturer recall) for problems with the electronic throttle control systems. If you do not know if this recall has been completed already on your vehicle, I would recommend that you contact your local dealer and have them run your VIN to see if this bulletin applies to your vehicle, and if so, has the recall been completed. You might just get the thing fixed for FREE!

The Service Campaign Bulletin number is D29, Dated July 2004
Related Reference Number: RC-D29-04

Otherwise, the only other suggestion I have for you is to take it to a different mechanic. It only took me about 5 minutes to come up with the information I have posted here. Any auto tech worth his salt could have given you the same information in about as much time as this has taken me....

Posted on Apr 09, 2012

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It sounds to me like you need to find a mechanic that knows what he is doing. The "Red lighning bolt" Is the electroninc throttle control (ETC) warning lamp. Your mechanic is probably not getting any codes because he is probably using a cheap generic OBD code reader that can only access continuous memory fault codes. Most of these code readers cannot access current codes, manufacturer specific codes, or read the data stream from the computer.

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