Q: My car started shaking and would not accelerate while I was driving. The check engine light turned on also. What cuase that?

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Check engine. Car shakes. And accelerates very slow.

My car has 98000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This may be caused by a variety of reasons, but the slow acceleration suggests that you potentially have a clogged catalytic converter which could cause overheating. I would definitely not recommend driving it under this condition. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose and repair.

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