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1996 cougar xl the check light is on and the engine wont stop flooding

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The check engine light needs to be addressed. Yes it could be a sensor but you need to know.
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if your check engine light is blinking you could be in for some serious repairs 
I have te same car and it's more than likely your catalitic convertors are either cloged or burnt up 

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two people told me it was the egr valve
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