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My engine lights starts to blink when I accelerate, Well the…

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My engine lights starts...

My engine lights starts to blink when I accelerate

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Well the engine also makes a jerking sound and I'm picking up a funny odor from the exhaust when I step out the car

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I have a 2005 Chevy trailblazer
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Hello, my name is***** the check engine light flashes that means you have a misfire, usually caused by a failed ignition coil. At this point you will want to check diagnostic codes which can be done at your local parts store for free. It should give a specific cylinder misfire code, then you can swap that coil with another cylinder to see if misfire follows coil, if so replace the coil. This is about a $250 repair to have done at a shop. Let me know if you have more questions or if there is anything else I can do to help. Thanks.

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