just had my transmission replaced-display reads "Reduced Engine Power" what does that mean?

Asked by Feb 27, 2010 at 05:28 PM about the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2004 GrandPrix-I just got my car back from AAmco who put in a transmission and a thermostat and both front wheel bearings.  The display on my dash says "Reduced Engine Power".-- what does that mean?

2 Answers

365

The only thing i can think of would be KR (Knock Retard, incase you didnt know) i dont know why it would be if you have a stock setup.. unless they fucked something up when they did the tranny, but then again if its not the L32 engine then it wouldnt be KR anyway.

I have same problem with my GMC Sierra. It has to do with the shifting solenoids of the transmission according to some of the other research that I have done. You will need to have the guys at AAmco do some adjustments. I am sure that they see this fault display all of the time on GM vehicles. John D

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Reduced engine power light 6 answers

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix..my "reduced engine power" sign came on along with the engine light..i was in an residential area so i wasnt goin too fast, maybe 35 or 40 mph..now im scared to drive acros...

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car stalls out while driving-reduced engine power message comes on? 1 answer

    Whiledriving, reduced engine power message comes on dash and littleengine icon also comes on.mThen some message about throttle also occurs. car will start up again after resting for aminute or so. Not...

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my dash stated reduces engine power what does that mean 3 answers

    2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Reduced engine power 6 answers

    Car starts then I can hit the gas pedal once then dies out I bought a new pedal and took the throttle body off my husband car to see if that was the problem and still the same thing but if I clear...

    2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What does it mean when the check engine light come on and "reduced engine power" comes on the radio display? 10 answers

    The car has 42,285 miles. My girl took it to work today with no problems. Called me to come and get her as the above mentioned problem occurred. I drove the car home after doing a test lap around th...

    2006 Pontiac G6 GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,120
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,770
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
543 Great Deals out of 29,827 listings starting at $799
Used Pontiac Bonneville
540 listings starting at $3,699
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,388 listings starting at $1,995
Used Pontiac G6
56 Great Deals out of 4,184 listings starting at $699
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,263 listings starting at $1,593
Used Pontiac GTO
3 Great Deals out of 452 listings starting at $5,995
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
871 Great Deals out of 81,397 listings starting at $995
Used Chrysler 300
344 Great Deals out of 20,500 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
786 Great Deals out of 88,192 listings starting at $1,150
Used Nissan Altima
871 Great Deals out of 80,282 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 436 listings starting at $1,995
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
413 listings starting at $2,999
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 455 listings starting at $1,999
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 378 listings starting at $3,000