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My engine reduce is on and motor shakes, Automatic, 2006,

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My engine reduce is on and motor shakes
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: Automatic
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 145000
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 11 months ago.

Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. do you have access to a scan tool?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. John aka eauto

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Why does the car power reduce light come on and the motor shakes
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 11 months ago.

what model chevy?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
2006 chevy cobalt
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 11 months ago.

Hello!

The Reduced Engine Power message alerts the driver that the Control Module has detected a fault in the Throttle Actuator Control system. The control module limits engine power when this mode is Active. Your computer will need to be scanned for codes and then diagnosed and fixed accordingly. My experience has been a bad throttle body or a bad sensor or some sort causing this issue.

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