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service electronic throttle control

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    Service electronic throttle. Long winded but hopefully it saves someone hours of forum reading for the same issue.

    So I got the dreaded "service electronic throttle control" message while on a family vacation 1000 miles from home. It initially happened pulled our boat out of the water. Out of habit I put my foot on the brake while accelerating due to the ramp being steep and having older vehicles before. The...
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    Massive billows of white smoke as truck went into limp mode

    I bought a one-owner, 2016 RAM 1500 Eco diesel w/34,800 miles on it a couple of months ago. Was loving the truck, until 10/11/19, fortunately only 26 miles from home at the start of a 900 mile trip, got odd engine sound, slight vibrations, high-rev/limp mode, white smoke pouring out from under...
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    Service Electronic Throttle Control - Limp Mode - DPF Full Dealer Service Required

    Can anybody definitively share with us what triggers the "Service Electronic Throttle Control?" Are there zero diesel techs on any of these forums? I realize it could be a list of things, but I have the SETC, which came on first, and derated the engine... about 3 hours and 150 miles...