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My engine malfunction light keeps coming on and going off. The car spuders when I give it any gas. What might cause this? I heard it may be the iginiton coils?

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The first thing to do is get it scanned to see what code is setting the light. Most Advance and Autozone stores will do that for free, but don't just buy a part because they say that is what it is. Get the code and research what it means because often it is not the item, but what the item senses. For instance, if you are not burning your fuel enough it may set an O2 code, but not because the O2 is bad, but because the O2 sensor is not seeing the proper amount of oxygen in the exhaust.

Hope this helps. come back with the code.

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