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2004 chevrolet colorado runs on reduced power

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message on dash says running on reduced power, truck wont go past 40 miles an hour,
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  goodwrench9124 replied 9 years ago.

Hello, this vehicle uses a fly by wire throttle, there is several things that can cuse this system to go into a reduce power mode. the first place to start a diag. is to have the system scanned for any dtc's that might be stored in the control module.


Customer: replied 9 years ago.
you mean put it on a life support system to see what the problem is?
Expert:  goodwrench9124 replied 9 years ago.
I quess that is one way to put it!! a trouble code from the system would be a good place to start