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Q: Engine power reduced

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The Service Traction Control and Service Stabilitrak lights are on. The engine power is also reduced.

A: Multiple issues may cause your issue. The f...

Multiple issues may cause your issue. The first step is to connect a diagnostic tool to your vehicle. It could be something simple or more advanced. A qualified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, can assist you with any repairs following proper diagnosis.

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