Engine reduced power indicator on dash

Asked by Aug 25, 2017 at 06:22 PM about the 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Reduced engine power indicator comes on loss of
power and sounds like my car isn't hitting on all 8
cylinders.  Doesn't make sense cause car has ran
fine before beside the battery post not making a
complete connection.. please help

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How power means it has a potentially serious problem that needs immediate attention. It makes perfect sense to me. It's a machine, and from time to time machines break. First step is to scan it for trouble codes and then probably get a professional diagnosis as to what needs to be repaired.

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