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Hi i have a 1994 geo prizm i have this problem; when the car is running or moving, suddenly the check engine light goes on, when that happens the car starts to fail then i have to put the car in neutral and the check engine light goes off and the car starts to work well again can u help me please

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    Engine sputters and car slows. Put into neutral and engine seems to run fine.

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You need to go to someone that can read the stored codes from your engine computer. Part stores usually offer this for free.But some stores can't read the codes unless the light is on.Unless they use a not so cheap scanner that works while it's running then they will not know. A number of things could be causing this problem but if the light comes on it's a good thing to pinpoint the problem. Otherwise I could list many things that it would be from O2 sensor or plugged cat to fuel pressure etc.

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