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We had our belt tensioner replaced &

We had our belt tensioner replaced and that same day, when we got home, we noticed a black wire hanging under the car and it was coming from the engine area. The black wire was not there before repair, so it must have happened during. The mechanic told us to take it in tomorrow but in the meantime the car has developed a deafening sound in the engine and we can't get over 70km/hr when travelling uphill. The engine light has come on. What is this? The wire is gone now so I take it it fell off.

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Using the DIC

  1. Adjust all tire pressures to the recommended kPa/psi.
  2. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine off.
  3. Press the GAGE INFO button until TIRE PRESSURE is displayed.
  4. Press and hold the RESET button until TIRE PRESSURE RESET is displayed.
  5. Release the RESET button, TIRE PRESSURE NORMAL is displayed.
  6. Use the scan tool in order to clear the TPM DTC.

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