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Q: Engine went into "limp home mode with power train fault wrench indicated in dash. It will not accelerate. Not pulling any load.

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Car lost acceleration. Power train wrench appeared. Engine is on and limps along. Not drivable.

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

A: Hi there. Your vehicle’s wrench light, Chec...

Hi there. Your vehicle’s wrench light, Check Engine Light and lack of performance go hand in hand. The vehicle’s PCM (powertrain control module) has recognized a fault and put the vehicle into limp home mode. It could be, a throttle actuator problem or APP (accelerator pedal position sensor) problem. Accessing the vehicle’s computer for trouble codes may help identify the area of concern. It could be a fuel delivery or ignition system fault. There are a variety of component failures that could cause your vehicle’s drivability issue. I recommend having your vehicle’s lost of acceleration be diagnosed and repaired by a certified technician from YourMechanic.

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