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Loss of power

Engine management light on - severe loss of power (virtually undrivable) this after heavy rain

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  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    I had the same continous problems and was told by the repair shop that they were unable to duplicate my problems. Problem started at just under 30k miles. After warranty was up they were able to figure out what was wrong!!!

    Engine would not hold compression. Engine had to be replaced....

  • Ed May 11, 2010

    can you find out if you have a spark as i suspect coil or computer problem,if you get the car on a scanner it should tell you what the problem is.

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Coil pack, spark plugs, plug wires. in that order. inspect coils, look discoloration on the back side. look for fouling on plugs.and when you get the car running spray salt water on wires to see if arcing. and use oem or performance parts. cheap aftermarket will only cause more problems.

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