It sputters worst. It was replaced and the wifey's jeep has been running normal. When lit, it means there’s an issue with your Jeep’s electronic throttle control system and you may experience your vehicle’s performance feeling significantly under-powered. This is on an 05 with 62,000-runs great. I took some pictures from under the front, looking up to locate the leak. 2014 Jeep Patriot have the red lightning bolt check engine light on and the traction light on getting the code u0401. My car has an automatic transmission. 2009 Jeep Patriot ETC warning light flashing with check. Won't let me accelerate past a certain point and is lacking power. The reaction control light and lightning bolt blinks and engine light comes on. Jeep shakes bad. ... 4,087 satisfied customers. So, for the day in the shop diagnosing,parts & labor total cost ,$300.00, good to go. Can anyone help with the source of red warning light that is similar to a lightning bolt above the low fuel indicator? It can not go more than 2000 RPM. I have to turn the jeep off for it to reset, but it seems to come back on every minute. A red lighting bolt light came on my Jeep Compass and watched so many videos trying to figure out what the problem was and IT WAS NOT THE THROTTLE BODY!! I turn it off and on and it was everything ok. Now it started again with the problem, but turning off an on does not solve the problem now. And the car runs rough most of the day afterwards. The code is P2181. The lightning bolt/traction control icon and CEL issues have been resolved. ... 17,867 satisfied customers. Absolutely NO engine light comes on, just the lightning bolt symbol. I am new to the CRD world and this forum, thank you. I can add more pics later to clarify. U0401 code comes up 3 times in test . I have a problem with my jeep patriot 2008, 3 weeks ago the ETC (electronic throttle control) and Traction Control light turn on and I lost engine power, It just ran idle. My car has 136000 miles. Have a Chrysler 200 2014 with a 2.4l engine, have the etc light and engine light on, there is a clicking coming from throttle body Hi There, The red lightning bolt indicates that there is a problem wit the electronic throttle control unit. While driving, the red lightning bolt light (electronic throttle control system) and a check engine light came on. The coolant tank was visibly near empty. My jeep is a 2010 rubicon and it only has 21 000 km. My car has issues specifically in the morning when it is cold and when it's a "cold start". I start the car and after about 5 minutes, the red lightning bolt on my dashboard comes on and the car runs bad. Every time i want to bring it in to the dealer, the light doesn't come on, and the service guy says that he can't help me unless i show up with the light on. 2009 Jeep Patriot ETC warning light flashing with check engine light. Okay so I have an 08 Jeep Patriot with almost 100k miles on it. Electronic Throttle Control Warning Light – This symbol appears as lightning bolt with two concave lines on either side. Temperature gauge did not move entire trip. 2009 Jeep Patriot ETC warning light flashing with check. The cause was a faulty accelerator pedal. 2014 Jeep Patriot have the red lightning bolt check engine light on and the traction light on getting the code u0401. Recently since its been cold out I would go start my car and let it run for a few minutes to let the heater warm up so its not cold for my son and I and on days that I do that the lightning bolt light and traction controlling light will be on when I get in the car. Light vanished after restarting the CRD. Then will not accelerate when given gas. 2009 Jeep Patriot ETC warning light flashing with check engine light.