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Tonight, while I was driving home, a new red warning showed up "Reduced braking effect / Longer stopping Dist. The car still braking fine as usual. Has this to do with the SBC pump

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SOURCE: all dash warning lights came

Hatterasnc,

You're alternator has gone bad and the vehicle was running on battery power. The "clicking" sound is your now dead battery that does not have enough power to turn over the starter. You might also want to check your power steering pump for leak. This is a know problem with early LS400s and will most likey be the cause of the alternator failure. I just dropped $1050.00 to fix the very same promblems you have.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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SOURCE: at various times all the warning lights go on/off

i HAD THE SAME EXACT PROBLEM WITH MY CAR. IT HAS BEEN AT THE DEALER FOR 2 MONTHS UNTIL THEY FIGURED OUT WHAT HAPPENED. WHAT WAS WRONG WITH IT WAS THE MAIN CONNECTOR THAT CONNECT THE COMPUTER AND ALL THE MODULES. iT WAS FILLED UP WITH SODA THAT I HAVE SPILLED INSIDE A CAN COUPLE OFTIMES WHICH CAUSED A ELECTRICAL BREAKOUT AND ALL THOSE WARNINGS POPPING UP AS WELL AS LIGHT BULBS MULTIPLE FAILURE AND ALL SORT OF ELECTRICAL ISSUES.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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SOURCE: message system reads "engine system maintenance required"

WHAT HAPPENED IS WHEN YOU SHUT DOWN AND RESTARTED YOU (RESET THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT COMPUTER) AND THE SERVICE LIGHT SHOULD GO OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES OF DRIVING

Posted on May 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 chevy cobalt "reduced eng pwr" warning came on today

Hey had the problem before when my car went dead. I jump it the the ENG PWR REDUCED thing came on. I shut it off. Look a the fuse under the car. Found the ecm of pcm fuse change it out then it work. had not have a problem sence.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: chevy malibu displays engine power reduced

It's fuel related, check your fuel filter to see if it's clogged, let me know. Good luck, Jim

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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