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Check engine light is on and car keeps dying while im driving

Sometimes the check enigine light flashes, but mostly stays on and my car will die as im driving, but will always start right back up

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Engine computer sounds like it is going into default mode to protect engine components.Check oil first,then it is going to need a diag computer hooked up to see what is going on.It could just be a bad sensor of some sort.

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