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Mike Kelly, Auto Mechanic
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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic,foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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engine light..accelerating..It runs better when it is cooler.

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The engine light is on and the car is not accelerating properly. The car jerks. It runs better when it is cooler.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Hi,how are you?Have you had the trouble code read,this is why the engine light is on?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

no, i don't know what that is

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Ok,the check engine light comes on when the vehicles computer sends a trouble code,how you find out what the code is,to have the vehicle hooked up to a diagnostic scanner,you can do this for free at auto zone,this will determine what has failed and needs to be replaced.
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