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Check engine light goes on when i gun it

Whenever i accelerate fast (faster than i probablly need to...) the check engine light flashes for about ten seconds, and then stops flashing but continues to be a solid light.

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    Scott Moore May 11, 2010

    Does the light go out after you shut off the car and restart?



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This will either be a Throttle Position or Cam Position sensor. Need to put a code reader on it.

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