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Flashing check engine light. It's blinking. 2006 SRX SUV.

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Flashing check engine light ...

Flashing check engine light

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

It's blinking

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

2006 SRX SUV

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

I'm driving it just started flashing about 150 miles ago and I'm like 60 miles from home

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not as far as I'm not as far as I know about a month ago we had to replace the master air flow sensor and the filter

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1/2/2018
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Flashes periodically
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

Hello the flashing check engine light indicates that you have a misfire on one of the cylinders in your engine have you noticed a reduction in power?

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Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
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Have you had the plugs changed?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Not yet just a small studder what do I need to do
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Not recently
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

Ideally you would not want to operate no more than necessarry with a misfire as close as you are drive it on home once there do you have a code reader

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

It will set a code that will correspond with the misfiring cylinder once we read that we will go to that cylinder remove the coil and plug and inspect often times it is a plug or coil

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I made it home, thank you I will check it out tomorrow.
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

Thank you for letting me know. Let me know what you find and how i can help you. Have a good evening

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
You as well.
Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

Thank you

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Cadillac Mechanic: Reggie Whiddon,
 replied 4 months ago

Hello have you looked any further at the car? Can i help you in any way. Giving you five star service is my goal please let me know how i can make sure you get that.

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