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The fuel injection or ECM light comes on frequently and the car seems to jolt a lot when the engine is cold, but then only "slips" occasionally when the engine warms, but the light still comes on. look forward to some advice. also, is there an engine manual to locate the problem once figured out? thanks!

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A Haynes manual can probably help you out a lot. These manuals are based on a full tear down and rebuild of the entire car (and there is one for just about every car out there). It has pictures and very specific directions to repair all sorts of problems with a vehicle ... and it even has a troubleshooting section that gives you ideas on what could be causing your vehicle's problem. Haynes manuals are available at most auto-parts stores, and many large corporate bookstores. I have not owned a car in the past 15 years for which I did not buy the Haynes manual ... and every time it has helped me repair just about everything that has gone wrong with my cars.
Just as a quick thing to try for your problem ... grab some fuel injector cleaner and give it a shot. Dirty injectors can cause some issues that are similar to what you are experiencing ... but this is not likely to resolve the issue entirely. The Haynes manual will give you the exact location of the ECM, and other fuel control systems, as well as directions on how to repair them or replace them. Good luck!!

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Here is what I first suggest. If you are able to drive the car, get it to a dealership or auto parts store (such as Napa, Baxters, etc) and have them run a diagnostics test on it. This will pull up any and all codes for any issues. Once these codes are reavealed, they will explain to you what each indicate and will be able to serve your need for this issue best.
Please let me know if you need further assistance; they also will have a manual for this as well.
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