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While driving at highway speeds, the ignition seems to blink…

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While driving at highway...

While driving at highway speeds, the ignition seems to blink of, then the stailitrak shuts down, and the engine reduces power, roughs extremely rough. I get over to the shoulder, turn off the ignition, sit a few minutwes, and restart with no problems, take of and a few miles down thw road it happens again

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery lately?

New battery

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

07 avalanche

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

This juststarted last night, im looking for solutions

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

Thank you for your question. My name isCustomerand I will be happy to assist you today. I am reviewing the details now.

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 6 months ago

Is the check engine light on? Are there any codes in the computer?

Are you saying the lights or gauges stop working when this happens?

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 6 months ago

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
check engine light on, havent scanned the codes, phone is ok
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 6 months ago

Sounds good. You can request a phone call on your end and I will call you right away.

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