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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 12-27-2010, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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I don't know what it's called to search for it, but when my tires spin engine power is reduced. This is horrible in the winter, and I ind myself pulling out into traffic and my car taking a shit on me. Is there a fuse to pull to turn this feature off? I know it's supposed to help, but with my driving style it doesn't work for me.
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mine doesnt say reduced engine power but it kinda backfires then takes a shit. id like to know how to fix this to


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stick a rag in the gas tank....... light said rag....... problem solved......


Nitrous is like a hot girl with an STD, you always want to hit it but are afraid of the consequences.
I purposely down shift when i pass a prius so they can hear me hurting the environment.
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Yeah having an auto sucks. I just want it to suck less lol
my b&m shiftplus probably doesn't help the spinning o the tires

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stick a rag in the gas tank....... light said rag....... problem solved......

Ummmm...... Why?
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because its a cobalt..... and thats the best way to fix any problem with one


Nitrous is like a hot girl with an STD, you always want to hit it but are afraid of the consequences.
I purposely down shift when i pass a prius so they can hear me hurting the environment.
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I believe the "reduced engine power" is the actually the "limp home mode". If the computer detects something that is potentially a catastrophic failure, it will reduce the engine power to prevent any further damage to the engine.

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Well why? Only performance mods are an intake and b&m shiftplus, nothing that would cause a failure. And the power kicks back on after about ten seconds
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:shrugs:

I don't know, but the computer is detecting something it doesn't like.

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I think it's some sort of traction control, but I don't want it anymore lol
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you should have bought a 5 spd, lol.

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