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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 04-03-2013, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
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Red lightning bolt is on?

It's been coming on while driving some and have talked with other owners who have seen theirs come on but everything works fine. What it the light and what would be the problem?
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I have the same problem and been wondering what's causing it. Subscribed
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The lightning bolt is typically related to the throttle valve. What modifications have you done to your truck?

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Mine got full deletes included the throttle valve, and running efi for tuning.

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Mine has the DPF delete and the EGR unplugged with minimax tuner and Trans software.
Could this be a problem, it seams to run just fine?

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When I had that problem it turned out to be a bad battery. You should have them load tested. Also, be sure connections are good. I'll bet that's your problem since everything else appears to be working OK.

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i was losing my alternator when mine came on. also had it come on, when an injector fried open.
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I was going through the same issue with my rig, but my voltage would stay at only 11.3 or less. Here is what fixed my issue. All terminals cleaned and tight, also

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Another wierd possibility. Over charged memory in computer.. With ignition key in pocket. Take ALL battery cables loose and away from their terminals. Now hold a positive cable against it's negative brother for 30 seconds or so. This will delete all stored memories (bad ones especially). Yes you lose radio memories also. Reinstall all cables before removing keys from pocket.
After i did the battery trick i have been up and running like a champ. Above quote was from a thread i had made about odd voltage issue. Hope this helps you out also

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Battery issue most likely. Replace in pairs.


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Was some bad wires for the APPS when I had the lightning bolt.


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Make sure your battery cables are tight

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when mine has came on my truck goes to limp mode the exhaust pressure sensor will cause that light as well found that out last wkd its not just electrical good luck

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