flashing check engine light on 1997 Chevrolet Venture

check engine light started flashing. smelled light carbon burning or like a firework. turn off van and not will not restart

by in Green Bay, WI on March 19, 2010
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2 answers
ANSWER by , March 19, 2010
This is a sign that your engine is misfiring, and you want to avoid driving the vehicle in this condition, you will damage the catalytic converter, and they are very expensive! Better have it looked at soon: http://repairpal.com/green-bay-auto-repair
ANSWER by , September 12, 2010
sounds like a cross between the converter , transmission and feul filter my 99 venture did the same thing took it in and thats what it came back as