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Car reads trac stability, then it stalls, then engine light comes on. Recently it cut off and the only way it would start was by getting a jump. The lights weren't dim nor showed any signs of needing a jump. I just assumed that i jump it. I also noticed something as well reading "throttle" I dont have money to repair my car. Chevy told me to bring it in to put on machine that alone is going to cost me 89.00 dollars. He then told me to be prepared to spend alot because that trac stability is something that is not good.

My car has 87033 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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