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08 jeeps ETC not working and light keeps flashing

ETC light is on, and no throttle when gas pedal is pushed. throttle body is not the problem, tried another one off a known good car

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On my Lincoln LS that is always bad cop ignition coils

On yours i don't know the system or have diagnostic manuals
or wiring diagrams

I can tell you the APP (gas pedals) don't fail & the TPS Sensor
would have to be completey gone to loose both sides

On mine the coils spike the pcm & then come back on tps
& thus loosing that signal & you go into ETC Failsafe

Posted on Nov 29, 2012

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You say you changed the cam sensor. A1391 code is a crank sensor on the top of the trans. bell housing.

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Did you have the same cranking with no start problem with original engine or did the problem begin when you changed it? I would check codes if you have not already, and would also clean business end of idle air valve (next to tps) DO NOT turn the end plunger while cleaning or it may not seat properly. Do not loose the rubber "o" ring while working either!

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SOURCE: Won't do anything when trying to start. Jump start and fires up on the spot, but dies when gas pedal not depressed.

Check the ignition coil packs. It sounds like a spark problem.

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SOURCE: 2000 jeep wrangler just shut off changed fuel pump

check foe fuel pump presure at fuel rail,,,if u have fuel pump presure check all fuses with a test light not buy sight,,could be deceviving ,look at and check to see if fuel pump relay is working if no fuel presure i,if u have presure in fuel rail ,replace the cranck shaft sensor

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