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Engine Light On Monday evening i started the car up, let it warm up,then drove off steadily.After about a minute the car seemed to struggle for power,then i noticed that the engine light started flickering the car resumed power then the engine light came on and now wont go off,even now the car sometimes struggles, please help can't keep on paying a garage.

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Hi, due to how the newer cars and trucks are built, the only way to actually find the issue here is to run a diagnostic scan. most of the time when the check engine light illuminates, its because of a bad sensor that is either not connected correctly or it has some sort of internal malfunction that cancels out its signal producing abilities. Example- If the crank sensor becomes unstable, it will cause the ECM to send the code and it will simultaneously shut down the fuel pump as well, rendering the vehicle useless.

Most auto zone stores can preform this diagnostic scan fo a reasonable price. they can pull the code and you can purchase the troubled sensor or part there as well.

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