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REDUCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Reoccuring reduced engine performance light comes on and car loses power while driving

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SOURCE: Message ' Reduced engine performance'

sound like transmission slipping .fuel filter clogged.turbo stop woking.dirty fuel injectors.

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Emission light came on and so did reduce power light. It happens when I quickly excellerate from 10 mph but will reset if turned off


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Dec 23, 2011 - 2003 Chevy Trailblazer-CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND REDUCEDENGINE POWER ... The reduced engine power ligth comes on and I lose power. ...Next, the fan clutch failed -- which is when he did an "above and beyond" .... yesterday I have not replaced anything bc they have told me nothing is wrong.

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My engine management light has come and I lose power now and then. I have a p1865 code on the display. Help.


This code is for 4x4's indicating a transfer case problem. It may cause reduced power so the t-case does not get damaged. It could be an internal t-case/wiring/module problem. Diagnostics will have to be performed using a scan tool to isolate this problem

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2003 Chevy Trailblazer engine power lose light come on


Hi Steve , your vehicle has electronic throttle control . I don't know if you are aware of this. The gas pedal have position sensors an a wiring connector with 4-6 wires .these wires are connected to the engine computer . an there is a electric motor on the throttle body assembly , the computer opens an closes the throttle . You probably have codes stored in the engine computer .
Reduced Engine Power Mode When the PCM detects a condition with the TAC system the PCM may enter a reduced engine power mode. Reduced engine power may cause one or more of the following conditions:
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Acceleration limiting--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control; however, the vehicle acceleration is limited.

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Limited throttle mode--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control; however, the maximum throttle opening is limited.

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Throttle default mode--The control module will turn off the throttle actuator motor and the throttle will return to the spring loaded default position.

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Forced idle mode--The control module will perform the following actions:

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Limit engine speed to idle by positioning throttle position, or by controlling fuel and spark if throttle is turned off.

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Ignore accelerator pedal input.

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Engine shutdown mode--The control module will disable fuel and de-energize the throttle actuator.

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What causes the "Reduced Engine Power", "Service Stability Control" and "Traction Control" warning lights to come on?


the "Reduced Engine Power", problem causes the PCM to disable "Service Stability Control" and "Traction Control" turning on the warning lights to come on for those systems . The reduced engine power is because of a problem with the electronic throttle control system or as GM calls it TAC system . Reduced Engine Power Mode
When the PCM detects a condition with the TAC system, the PCM may enter a reduced engine power mode. Reduced engine power may cause one or more of the following conditions:
• Acceleration limiting--The PCM will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control, however, the vehicle acceleration is limited.
• Limited throttle mode--The PCM will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control, however, the maximum throttle opening is limited.
• Throttle default mode--The PCM will turn OFF the throttle actuator motor and the throttle will return to the spring loaded default position.
• Forced idle mode--The PCM will perform the following actions:
- Limit engine speed to idle by positioning the TP, or by controlling the fuel and spark if the throttle is turned OFF.
- Ignore the accelerator pedal input.
• Engine shutdown mode--The PCM will disable fuel and de-energize the throttle actuator.
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Reduced engine power


Have the vehicle checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes ! Do you know what electronic throttle control is ? The gas pedal assembly has electrical connector an sensors inside ,hooked to the PCM / ECM - engine computer . The engine computer uses these position sensors inputs to control the DC motor on the throttle body to open the throttle plate to control the speed . Plus there are position sensors inside the throttle body to input PCM/ECM to see if it's calculations are corect . Your best bet maybe to take it to a qualified repair shop .
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Reduced Engine Power Mode
When the PCM detects a condition with the TAC system, the PCM may enter a reduced engine power mode. Reduced engine power may cause one or more of the following conditions:
• Acceleration limiting--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control; however, the vehicle acceleration is limited.
• Limited throttle mode--The control module will continue to use the accelerator pedal for throttle control; however, the maximum throttle opening is limited.
• Throttle default mode--The control module will turn off the throttle actuator motor and the throttle will return to the spring loaded default position.
• Forced idle mode--The control module will perform the following actions:
- Limit engine speed to idle by positioning throttle position, or by controlling fuel and spark if throttle is turned off.
- Ignore accelerator pedal input.
• Engine shutdown mode--The control module will disable fuel and de-energize the throttle actuator.

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Reduced power can be a multitude of things. Find out what code is present by using a scanner. The cruise control WILL NOT work if the check engine light is on. Once the check engine light is cleared, the cruise control will work again.

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You may need to find a different shop

Nothing showing up, is about as common
as any vehicle coming into a repair bay

They know you won't pay diagnostic time or believe
anything your told,so they sent you on your way

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Message ' Reduced engine performance'


sound like transmission slipping .fuel filter clogged.turbo stop woking.dirty fuel injectors.

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