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Engine malfunction light 3 series and losing revs

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Run the fault codes as it may have gone into limp mode to protect the engine /gear box

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SOURCE: my engine malfunction light has come on and I am losing revs in all gears

The reason you are losing revs, the engine is being protected. BMW is clever. They've programmed the ECM to govern the engine performance. In doing so, if the engine sensors report a problem, the ECU with have the car in a type of SAFE MODE. It will not clear. You'll need to see your friends at BMW, or a BMW independent technician.

Posted on May 11, 2014

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