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My daughter is 07 chevy cobalt died while driving on the highway. The code read reduced engine power. What could it be?

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Patty, Typically a "glitch" in the electronics from the battery or alternator may have caused a temporary power loss. Double check the charging system and double check your terminal connectors to the battery. There are local parts store that may do this for little to no charge.

Bogi Lateiner, Owner and Technician at 180 Degrees Automotive Hi Patty - There are many things that can cause that code and without more information on how it died and if it was able to restart or not - it's difficult to point you in a direction other than to have it checked out at a qualified shop and have them diagnose the problem. Good luck! Bogi Lateiner Master Mechanic 180 Degrees Automotive, Inc. http:/www.180auto.com/

Laurie Sarno, Co-Owner at Super Girls Auto Hello Patty- there could be several causes- 1 insufficient fuel pressure or flow- but most likely - it is a common fault with the drive by wire system- I would suggest that you take it to your trusted mechanic & get a thorough diagnosis done- hope this helps- thanks Super Girls Auto.

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