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TC light comes on, car jerks, engine light on sits at shop 4 a wk

My TC light comes on the car gets choppy and then the engine light comes one, after turning off the car the engine light still stays on. I have had this **** car in the shop first they replaced the mass air flow sensor, then had it in again and they replaced plugs and stuff, then had it in again and they replaced wire connectors or something...in short of having them rewire the dang thing I would just like to know why...

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I have a similar problem - could anyone provide some explanation? The car is in the Cadillac Dealership for third time (2004 SRX) and those folks do not seem to be making muh progress. So far they have replaced my O2 sensor ($520) and 'reprogrammed the PCM' ($99 diagnostic charge). All suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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Get adifferent workshop
Im in AUSTRALIA & i have proven US workshops wrong including FORD diagnosis
ford had to refund all moneys etc.as it was only the o2 sensor their test equipment was faulty & I never even heard the car
back to your car ! It sounds like you have CARBON deposit creating a hot spot! Its callled [pre ignition] mabe a valve problem also! get a compression check !
I bet you its the head needing work!
i can tell you how to fix it [TRADE SECRET]
without costing you more than 20cents
I works wel but not always as it could be the valves ok
just let me know if you neeed more help
CHEERS ROB.

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