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Epc inidcator with other orange light

Epc indicator showed whilst driving into fourth gear and then it suddenly lost power and was unable to drive. the epc light is shown and another orange light appears next to it. what is the problem? and how much will this cost?

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Difficult to say how much but sounds like fuel issue, most likely o2 sensor fault or catalyst both relatively expensive but the catalst more so, o2 sensors fairly common on these and would guess approx £180 .whch i guess equates to around. $320 ?? supplied and fitted.

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