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So I picked up a 06' GTO after driving a stang for 7 years, well as I'm rolling down the street I slam the pedal reaching 5k Rpms and bam car stops accel. And gauges says safety mode- reduced performance and the check engine comes and stays on! Help please, thanks!
 

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Go to your local Advance Auto Parts or AutoZone. They read OBDII for free. They will give you a code and you can look it up online.

Good Luck though man
 

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Julie's went into safemode when the ABS sensor failed I think also... but there are so many things that could be the issue you really won't know until you have the code checked.
 

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Go to your local Advance Auto Parts or AutoZone. They read OBDII for free. They will give you a code and you can look it up online.

Good Luck though man
I have a reader and it sending out this code p1516, but didn't get a chance to look it up. I can go any faster than 20mph and 1st gear. Not cool
 

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P1516 - Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance.

Clear the code. If it comes back either your Throttle Position Sensor or Throttle Actuator is bad.

Question: Was your T/C on when you floored it? Just curious....
 

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P1516 - Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance.

Clear the code. If it comes back either your Throttle Position Sensor or Throttle Actuator is bad.

Question: Was your T/C on when you floored it? Just curious....
The T/C was off the time it's happened I cleared the SES and then it happens again as I was jumping on freeway yeaturday
 

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Well if the code comes back you'll probably have to take it to the dealer. Based on your answer it doesn't apply here but my question about the T/C has to do with the fact that almost everytime I've heard of anyone doing burnouts with the T/C on they've ended up with that code.
 
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