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Old 09-07-2016, 04:43 AM   #1
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2001 9_5

Just bought this car it's stalls when I start it plus while I was on highway the. Check engine light came and started flashing and oil pressure light and started to lose power and sputter.. barely any power I don't know what's going on I'm new to this kind of car any idea what's going on please and thank you
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Old 09-07-2016, 06:17 AM   #2
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Okay I moved this to the correct forum.

As for your issues.

Oil pressure light: the oil pickup in the sump is clogged with sludge. The way to fix this, if you didnt damage the engine from driving it, is to drop the oil pan, clean the pickup screen and install new o-rings on the pickup/crossover tube. These engines like shell rotella T6 synthetic 5w-40.

Flashing CEL and stalling: I bet the DI cassette is failing and the spark plugs are old. Install new NGK BCPR7ES-11 plugs, all new vacuum lines and clean the mass airflow sensor.
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