Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Loss of power/check engine light

(2001 Chevrolet Venture)
in Amherst, CO on August 16, 2009
check engine light comes on and flashes for a few seconds when driving. usually associated with a loss of power and only when very humid or wet outside after engine warms up it stops happening. I have changed gas, added fuel filters, checked for lose electrical connections and had it read by code reader - unfortunately by time I get somewhere the reader says no problems
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on August 16, 2009
this is a misfire condition. The Check Engine Light will flash when the engine is misfiring. You need to have the codes retrieved and most like need plugs, wires etc. Moisture will aggravate a misfire condition because the wires will short out more easily. Good Luck!
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Didn't find what you were looking for?