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The on board computer (ECM) has put the car in limp mode (reduced power) because it has detected some kind of serious error in the systems operation, this can be the engine or the electronically controlled transmission, it does this to prevent any further damage to the car engine or transmssion or possible fire hazard in the case of a misfire or rich fuel condition that overheats the catalytic converter. You must now have the computer control module scanned for fault code and repaired based on the diagnostic testing outlined for the code inthe factory diagnostic manual..

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