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After about an hour of driving'13 ridgeline..vsa lite and brake lite come on simultaneously..brake lite goes out in a minute or two, vsa stays on until engine shut-off and restarted...

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SOURCE: VSA CHECK ENG LIGHT COMES ON

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.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: engine shuts off while driving

I would suspect a faulty EGR valve, but is the check engine light on? If it is, take the vehicle to an autoparts store and have them use a scan tool to retrieve the fault code(s) stored in the computer. Most parts stores offer this service free of charge. That will narrow the search for the problem. Sure hope this helped.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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dar friend-in order for the engine light to come on there must be a fault code present,all so intermittend.take your vehicle for a diagnostic check.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 Buick Regal -engine quits

ok its one of two things you need to check when it cuts off if you have spark or fuel if you lose fuel pressure replace pump it gets hot and makes noise like its running but its not pumping fuel and if you lose spark you need to replace ignition control module has a hair line crack in it and when gets hot the crack expands and loses contact and wala no spark

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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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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I can’t be much help on this one (too new for my experience), but your manual will say this (which probably isn’t all that helpful either).
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