It seems to me that this means the batter is just kaput and I need a new one, but I thought I would ask around before I dropped money on a battery when it might be the starter, ignition, or whatever. changed plugs, no change, ran like 3 legged dog. the dealership shop (unfortunately). It does it everyday on my way to work and puts the car in limo mode and won’t exceed 3000rpm. Leave it off for 10 minutes and put it back on nice and tight. A starter is an electrical motor that is connected to the battery. alternator. i went to leave a couple weeks ago and my car wouldn't start. Sounds like everything is getting power, makes all clicks, etc. A broken starter is another common reason your car won’t start. etc light and engine light came on the car won't crank but all of the lights work. I took it to a mechanic and he has the same car he switch out the throttle body with his and the problem still didn't go away. My car is doing the exact same thing as the Original Poster. So my car's etc light is constantly flashing and it is running rough, sometimes the car well just stop. ETC light on, won't start. Check engine light stays on untill engine starts. Car does not start and ETC light came on. My first new battery replacement did not last a month. Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge? Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 24, 2012. 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Car has been parked outside in the heat (between 90 to 115 degrees daily) and has not been driven around for 4-5 weeks (maybe longer). It can be caused by a sensor failure, or even by outside electromagnetic interference. Ask Question Asked 3 years, 8 months ago. It has made me late to work, church, daycare, etc. Just won't start. Some newer models won’t allow the driver to start a vehicle if his/her seat belt is undone. Start your car and leave the cables attached and your car idling for a few minutes before removing. and ETC light came on. Another option is to charge the battery, however this may take several hours, depending on the size of the battery and the amp rating of the charger used. after driving 1/2 hour or so the electronic throttle control light comes on and the car barely runs. © 2020 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. That’s the fuel pump priming the injection system. Started right up the first try. Car has been parked outside in the heat (between 90 to 115 degrees daily) and has not been driven around for 4-5 weeks (maybe longer). Already replaced battery with a brand new one. Thank you! When she fails to start - about 75% of the time, she will start eventually (just keep turning the key off and on and off and on .. and after about 7 to 10 mins, she'll spring to life) .. the other 25% of the time, I … If you find that your car won’t start, there are a number of issues that may be the culprit. so I'm assuming its not the battery or alternator, the engine trys to start (no clicking noise, so Im assuming its not the starter) but it doesn't crank up. Car has been parked outside in the heat (between 90 to 115 degrees daily) and Journey 2010 Sometimes when the car is cold you will get the EPC light but it will disappear shortly after starting. ... horn, radio, etc work, but engine won't turn over. If you drive an automatic, make sure your car is in park. See what happens. 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