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The dash is showing "Reduced engine power" and the check…

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The dash is showing "Reduced engine power" and the check engine light is on

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

It blinked last night but when I started it this morning, the light was off. On the way from from tonight the same thing happened.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?

2007 cadillac cts 6 cylinder

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your CTS yourself? What have you tried so far?

Haven't tried anything. I'm going to take it to a shop

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: nelson freitas,
 replied 11 months ago
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Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer. My name in Nelson, and I have been a licensed automotive technician for over 12 years now and currently working at a Toyota dealership.

Are you able to scan the check engine light before you take it into the shop? If so I might be able to help you find a solution or explain what may be happening to cause the reduced engine power.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I can take it to a parts store and them scan it
Cadillac Mechanic: nelson freitas,
 replied 11 months ago

ok let me know what they retrieve from the vehicle

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