Losing power and shaking while driving

Anthony Madrid

Asked by Mar 08, 2016 at 10:21 PM about the 2009 Chevrolet HHR LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2009 at times will lose power and start to
stall/shake.  The dash board will have the service
esc, eng pwr reduce, and service traction lights
come on.  Has anyone experienced this?

2 Answers


http://www.ebay.com/itm/CHEVROLET-Handheld-Car-Diagnostic- Scanner-Tool-Code-Reader-OBD2-OBDII-OBD- 2-/121552074586? hash=item1c4d11775a:g:hAgAAOSwm8VUw1pk&item=12155207 4586&vxp=mtr scan the trouble codes...then reset them~


the ABS system wants to slow your car down by applying various brakes from time to time depending on conditions~ wants to "anti-lock" ya~ there are "curtains" the sensor looks through...they can get clobbered up and then abs don't work no more~ so inspect these "curtains" inside each wheel~ that may cure our troubles~

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