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1997 Chevrolet Venture Question: flashing check engine light

 

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lynncadena, Green Bay, WI, March 19, 2010, 11:31
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check engine light started flashing. smelled light carbon burning or like a firework. turn off van and not will not restart

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, March 19, 2010, 11:56
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    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

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    Visitor, September 12, 2010, 14:58

    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

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