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Engine light blinking

My check engine light comes on and flashes I replaced the gas cap it never built up back pressure so I thought it might be why reason it was running so bad .but after putting the cap on and putting the additives in the fresh tank of gas there was smoke coming from the center console it smelled kinda sweet,,well not electrical.And it had very little pick up...HELP

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I hate to say it, but your owners manual should say the same thing. When your Check Engine light flashes, DO NOT RUN THE VEHICLE - GET IT CHECKED IMMEDIATELY! Most parts stores can check it free and some garages will as well. Do not run it unless you absolutely need to as you may cause more damage than necessary.

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