My 2008 pontiac g6 will be running fine then others the traction control will kick on even if im sitting still makes my engine loss power what can i do to fix it? Some say the mas airflow sensor

Asked by Dec 18, 2014 at 03:43 PM about the 2008 Pontiac G6 Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If i take the positive wire off battery it
acts like it resets it an it will run fine
for a lil longer before doing it again....

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TRY THIS: I have a 2008 PONTIAC G6 base model sedan that cut out on me on the highway. I heard 3 dings at the same time my engine light came on and the read-out on the radio was "SERVICE TRACTION OFF/ REDUCED ENGINE POWER". My neighbor who happens to be a mechanic told me to get some HEET and Sea Foam cleaner and pour these in my gas tank to help get rid of any water. He also told me to get some GUM-OUT and clean around the flap on the throttle body but be careful not to spray to much while cleaning. This happened today Jan. 7, 2015. My car is running fine now.

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