Some customers may comment on the service engine soon light coming on. Check engine light flashing and car shaking.
When the service engine light flashing is continuous, then you have a serious problem that can lead to grave damages if the problem is not addressed.
Service engine soon light flashing when accelerating. Also when accelerating hard and getting over 100 km/hr. When this check engine or service engine soon light flashes, you should pull over safely and shut the vehicle off as soon as possible. When driving normally (not flooring the accelerator ) the car acts normally , but when accelerating hard there is a semi loud popping sound that comes from the engine bay and the car feels like it is being held back from accelerating.
There are a few different reasons behind it, but the most common reason is ignition misfire on one or several cylinders. When you accelerate, the engine rpm increases, and as you let off the gas, the rpm slowly returns to the normal idling speed. Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.
Continuous flashing of the check engine light refers to a serious problem of the engine that maybe needs you to turn the engine off as soon as possible. Upon investigation, the technician may find a p1680 diagnostic trouble code check the resistance of the accelerator pedal position sensors using the procedure in the appropriate service information for dtc p1680. Misfire happens for different reasons, but those are not our focus point.
In most cases, a misfire can cause the light to flash continuously. The service engine soon light starts to flash.