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Car stops while driving have just replaced throttle under a week ago and it has done it again

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If engine starts straight after then its a cam or crank sensor.( running in limp mode 2000-3000revs)

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Have your Crankshaft position sensor checked. Or possibly the fuel pump

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It might be a bad lifter in the heads.

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replace the high beam dimmer switch for this is a common problem with the description of your problem

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Hi there?
It sounds like the injectors are blocked. the reason i say this is because the bottom of the tank is full of durt and it must have got through when it was low in diesel.
You need to get the car scanned, if the code p1517 comes up then the injectors are block for sure.
Good luck.........

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SOURCE: electronic throttle control light on 2008 dodge caliber

I had the same thing happen to me about a week ago and it was the Electronic Throttle Control. It will stick due to carbon build up. Car was towed to the Dodge garage and ETC replace and carbon cleaned out. Cost me $658.00. Yep that's a hefty price to pay but so far no other problems.

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