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Engine management light flashing and power in limp mode

Have checked all the basic things, oil level, turbo connections etc etc. Engine management light is flashing and power is restricted (limp mode) any ideas ? Exact model is a 319 Sprinter van

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Check the alternator, it might need replacing

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I am sick off my sprinter shuting down on motarways. What can i do to remove engine management

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SOURCE: engine oil light came on, on my mercedes ML 350, 2006 model.

IT MEANS THAT YOUR OIL LEVEL IS VERY LOW AND NEEDS TO BE FILLED. CHECK THE OIL LEVEL WITH THE DIPSTICK IF EQUIPPED. IF NOT, THEN ADD 1 OR 2 QUARTS OF OIL TO SEE IF THE OIL LIGHT GOES OFF. IT MAY TAKE SYNTHETIC OIL SO DON'T PUT CONVENTIONAL OIL IN IT IF YOU SEE A MOBIL 1 SYNTHETIC OIL RECOMMENDATION STICKER UNDER THE HOOD. IF YOU ARE UNSURE THEN BRING IT TO A QUALIFIED TECHNICIAN A.S.A.P.. HOPE THIS HELPS. GOOD LUCK.

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SOURCE: mercedes 2003 sprinter 311cdi engine cutting out

Could be injectors. If you can give me more details about the problem better

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