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I recently had an oil change and transmission fluid change on my 2002 Pontiac Firebird(81,000 miles) and now i have a problem...when I push the gas pedal to accelerate it is very slow to do so and seems to not be able to get above 60, and the service engine light is on. Would appreciate any hints as to what is going on and what I can expect in repair bills. :(

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CHECK EXHUST SYSTEM CATAYLIC CONVERTER EXHUEST CAN;T GET OUT ENGINE DOSEN;T RUN GOOD

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Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5932051-check_engine_light_check. These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

We need the trouble codes to help you diagnose the problem you are having.

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Hi:
A smart plan of attack is to get a local auto parts store,such as autozone, to scan your car to see what code is tripping the check engine light. It might be something simple, but who knows till you scan it? Once they tell you what is up;\, then you can make a good decision.

HOpe it is a cheap fix!

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