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Chevrolet Cobalt LT: How do I clear the eng reduced power message?

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How do I clear the eng reduced power message? I have cleaned the TB, installed a new Map sensor, changed air filter, spark plugs, 116000 miles, no other problems. all stock.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
I am sorry your having this problemdo you have any idea on the codes being set ?was all that work done to correct this issue ?or after the work was done ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no, to correct the rough and stalling idle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
when the message came on, I then cleaned the TB and changed the MAP sensor.
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
was the reduced power on before the work was done ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have been meaning to do it but the message and low power forced me to do it now. yes, I just need to clear the code.
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
if you disconnect both battery cables for 5 minutes then touch the 2 battery cables together for 2 minutes then re connect both battery cables to the battery will it clear out ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can try that but I am not home right now but can do it later. what other options?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need to leave for home, please call me.
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
call me

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