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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada Question: Why reduced engine power light is on?

 

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Sparklesfish, Clarkston, MI, January 03, 2014, 07:20
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I heard a load noise when I started vehicle this morning then it stopped. I let it warm up and then drove about 35 miles today in extremely cold conditions. As I was pulling into work, the "reduced engine power" light came on. I turned it off to go into work. I am concerned that it may not start again. This is first time this light has come on. The service engine light has been on for a few weeks also.

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    G. T. Service Center (4071 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG January 03, 2014, 08:04
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    Usually the reduced power is in conjunction with the traction control. It needs diagnosed, preferably with a Tech2 scanner to diagnose the fault. It should still start.

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    Sparklesfish, January 03, 2014, 08:41
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    Thank you for your response. I am not sure what a Tech2 scanner is.

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    ProfessorG, January 03, 2014, 10:37
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    It is the tool that GM uses for diagnostics. Myself and other independent shops have it as well.

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