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1997 Saturn SL1 Question: What could cause stalling and check engine light flashing while driving?

 

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bethylou, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Lafayette, IN, March 07, 2013, 10:09
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When accelerating my car acts like it doesn't want to go and then the check engine light begins flashing and then stays on.

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    justincharlies from Charlie's Service & Muffler Shop, March 07, 2013, 10:37
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    There are many things that could cause this it could be a vacuum leak, low fuel psi, or a sensor. the flashing check engine light indicates that there is a misfire at catalyst damaging levels.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13365 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 07, 2013, 12:34
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    AGREE WITH #1 HAVE A DIAG DONE TO MAKE SURE OF REAPIR NEEDED

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