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Chk engine light and vsa lights on

Check engine light came on,was told to clean egr ports in intake manifold, did that, nothing,

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Try a fuel additive that will clean engine as it is being driven ask advice from the retailer you use as to which additive would be best as there are a range to choose from

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Take your vehicle to a parts store and have them run a diagnostic on it. It will tell you what code came up and that will give you a good start.

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change the mass air flow meter.

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SOURCE: my vsa indicater and check engine light will come

You're in limp in mode. You need to take it to the dealer or a qualified shop.

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SOURCE: the vsa, !, and check engine light came on and are

check around the area of repair for loose ,damaged or disconnected wires or connections-especially the abs system if looks good than either bring back to mech and advise of trouble light on after repair or get scanned somewhere else most auto stores[ such as auto zone/advanced auto check ur local area] scan for free- the trouble code will give u a start point towards correcting ur problem

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SOURCE: my check engine light and (!) and VSA light are

If you have a V-6 It's likely you EGR valve is failing.

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I have a 99 monte carlo with a 3.1, the check engine light came after I had changed the wires and plugs about a month ago, the code came back as p0401 egr insufficient air flow,I bought a new egr, gaskets,...

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