Q: check light engine is on, VSA light is on

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the check engine/emission light, the VSA light and the VSA off light (triangle with an exclamation point) are turned on in my car. when you press gas the car doesnt accelerate as it should and the engine makes a noise. i think its the transmission, but is there any other explanantion, or fixes for this problem. also can i still drive it without worrying it will just die. thanks

My car has 59000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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