Check Engine Light Flashing and Car Running Very Rough at Idle and from start to about 45 mph.


Asked by Sep 12, 2014 at 01:26 PM about the 2008 Honda Accord EX-L V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My check engine light came on during my drive into work.  When it came on, it started to run a little rough.  I continued to drive into work while the light was flashing.  When I came to my first stop, the car at idle was running very rough.  It continue to run rough until I got to about 45 mph when it became less noticeable.

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Go have it scanned,it is free at autozone or advance auto,if you are in the state,s.This is the only way to determine your problem,

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When the CEL is flashing that means a more serious problem has been detected than a steady light. Do what TST said, soon

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When I got back in the car this evening, the engine light stopped flashing but just stayed on. For some reason the VSA light is on and staying on as well.

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Hey good afternoon I have 1996 Honda accord and the check light comes on and I have change the radiator and also the thermostat than the light start it flashing and running rough please Help

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