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I took my 2004 AVEO to my local NTB repair shop. They advised to have the transmission oil changed,the power steering fluid needed changing,it needed new anti freeze, oil change, and the fuel system needed this special flush , plus a new battery. The first day the car ran OK,,but the very next day it smoked on getting onto the freeway real bad, ran very ruff. I called the repair shop they advised to bring it back,they said it would do that because of the gasoline fuel system adative. They did say the PVC valve was dirty. Hopefuly the smoking will quite after a new tank of gasoline. Now the smoking has stopped but I now have the engine light on. I removed the battery post and the engine light disappeared. After a week it is back on...This has never happened ever before.

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Go to your local auto parts store and ask if they can hook up a code reader and give you the codes in the computer, if the codes are p0300,301,302,303 or 304 numbers this indicates a missfire on a particular cylinder 1,2,3, or 4 if your car seems to be fine now have them clear the codes and see if it returns.

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