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Service engine soon light is on..

My vehicle started acting real odd. Like it would not want to move..then it would act fine again and back and forth sometimes when you get it up to speed it will go fine and then sometimes it will start acting funny again. I dont know much about vehicles so my first thought was the transmission..but then the service engine soon light came on...Does anyone know what the problem could be? The vehicle is an 03 saturn VUE with only 50,000 miles on it. At 50,000 miles i shouldnt be having engine or transmission trouble right?

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    My check engine light just came on and I have an 06 Saturn Vue with only 50,184 miles on it.

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If the check engine light has been coming on you could take it to an Advance Auto Parts store and they can run the codes for you for FREE and tell you why the light is coming on. That way you or whoever is not just guessing so you are not replacing parts not needed which can get expensive. Sounds like it could be as simple as a tune up but could also be a sensor of some kind which there are several that could cause your problem. MAP sensor, Mass Air Flow sensor, throttle position sensor just to name a few.

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