Q: When I accelerate quickly the Check Engine Light comes on.

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So if I accelerate the engine too quickly the car begins to sputter and the check engine light has come on this issue does not happen at lower speeds usually when I reach speeds of 40 miles an hour or faster. Sputters, takes a moment before can take off. Have not noticed when gradually build up speed. However if quickly accelerate problem arises on occasion.

My car has 144789 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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