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sweetness 10/7/2012

2004 Chevrolet Epica LS 6 Cyl 2.5L

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my 2004 epica has serious safty issues

hi i reaceantly bought the epica and its bin messing up since day one it feels like it wants to stall when i am at a stop then when i hit th gas itwill move slowly like a turtle till the rpm hit like 3 then it shoots off lik a rocket can any one help

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CVO

CVO 10/7/2012

The check engine light doesn't have to be ON to store a fault code.

Check the vehicle for fault codes to see if there are any sensors were involved to the malfunction of the engine.

1.Local auto parts stores such as Autozone ( not in California) or Advance Auto parts will scan and retrieve any diagnostic trouble codes ( dtc ) stored in the powertrain control module for free of charge..

2. Amazon.com has the code reader for less than $20.00 dollars.

3.Re-post the dtc's in here " answer question " for further assistance.

Note: we need the dtc's to identify the sensor, there are a dozen different sensors to operate the car.

Visit this site and see all the different sensors.

http://www.freeautomechanic.com/car-engine-sensors.html

Navigate to this site and see the code reader
http://www.amazon.com/.../...imh_gw_p263_d2_i1

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sweetness 10/8/2012

The doc was reading nothing it says my car is fine but that's not true so what do I do when no codes show up

CVO

CVO 10/8/2012

Verify the base timing is within specifications. The timing belt might jump and i don't have enough data about this Epica.

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