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Engine light is flashing and car is shuddering. Is this a spark-plug problem?

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  • lachlanscheu Feb 15, 2012

    Thanks mate. It's a Renault Kangoo. 55 Reg.

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Need to know what year make and model of car. the light is flashing because the ECM has stored a trouble code. let me know year make and model and i can tell you how to address the problem

Posted on Feb 12, 2012

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    Josh Canaday Feb 18, 2012

    well your in luck, all you need to do is hook up a scan tool to your OBD2 port, (its a rectangular shaped connection with rounded edges, if memory serves there will be 8 terminals on the port, typically they are mount either just under the dash on the drivers side of the vehicle, though somtimes the can be found on the passenger side or under the hood) most auto parts store will either hook one up for you if you can bring the car to the store or you can rent them for fairly cheap. once you scan the ecm it will give either give you a trouble code which you may need to look up in a repair manual (haynes or chilton is recommended) or it will identify the issue your car is having on the screen, depends on how the manufacturer set up the ecm and or how fancy the scan tool you use is. most likely its an idle air control sensor or a bad mass air flow or MAP sensor. if not you could be looking at a bad fuel pressure regulator or a coil pack operating outside its threshold due to either a fault in the coil pack or a faulty signal from the crank or cam sensor. either way as long as you have a code stored (check engine light is on) then the scan tool will identify the issue. hope this helps

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