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2008 mustang electronic throttle control

Wrench light comes on loses power

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SOURCE: Electronic Throttle control light came on and car died

We ended up taking the vehicle to a trusted auto repair shop. The codes came up indicating a failed throttle body, most likely in the electronics. After a few more pinpoint tests, the recommendation was to replace the throttle body. The cost for this repair was just under $500. Since there is no aftermarket on this part, Genuine Ford parts were used.

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SOURCE: Wrench light and transmission slipping

Causes reduced power/Gm has same problem

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

SOURCE: electronic throttle control light comes on,car

I am not to sure but I know that there is a process called the "Relearn" which mainly zinchronizes the throttle body with your ECU... But I am not to sure for a ford exactly I know that for a Nissan if you getting code P0507 the relearn Process will follow as: 1. Warm up the car to normal temperature of drive it for a few minutes and turn it off. 2. After you shut off the engine wait ten seconds. 3. Turn the Key to the ON Position but don't start the car. 4. Wait 3 seconds and press the gass pedal and release 5 times in whitin 5 Seconds. 5. Give it a 7 seconds and press the gas pedal and keep it pressed for about 10-15 seconds and the engine light should star blinking for about 15-20 seconds as soon as it stops blinking start the engine let it run for about 20 seconds and rev the engine up a couple of times then you can shut it off.
But I had a couple of time in which a rebuild piece might fail to sync with the relearn process...You might need to go with a new part....Good Luck. I am kind of sure that Ford migh have a forum those sites are very helpful because of they are Ford Vehicles owners that will post their solutions to similar issues.

Good Luck! CR.

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i just had the same problem...the wrench light means the car is in "limp home" mode and i had to replace my throttle body assy....$165 on ebay at blueovalindustries

Posted on Mar 05, 2011

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I have a 2005 ford mustang and i am on a trip to arkansas.two different lights came looked like a small wrench an the other was the check engine.the car cut off while we were running 65 on...

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the is no mechanical throttle cable on this engine, it is "fly by wire" so to speak.
ussually when this happens, the computer will not allow anything over idle until the next key cycle and if it sees the problem again, it will only allow idle.
a lot of times this is a throttle position sensor concern or even the thottle actuator itself.
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you can try to spray some choke cleaner in the thyottle body itself and possibly clean some carbon buts thats probably not it.
most likely you will need a new throttle body assembly..... it comes with a new throttle position sensor on it. good luck

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I am a fellow Mustang owner, 2008 Bullitt Mustang.

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