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When i hit the gas it seems to bog out when it goes to change gears, the engine light will come on and stay on and flash on and off as well

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A flashing service engine light indicates a severe misfire. There are lot of things that can cause a misfire like this. How long has it been since this vehicle has had a tune up? The fuel filter should be replaced every two years and the spark plugs/spark plug wires should be replaced every sixty thousand miles. Auto Zone will scan your engine computer for free *except in CA* and tell you what the codes are. Post the codes here for more help.

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