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EML light coming on intermittantly

I have just purchased a BMW 318i and have had it for 6 weeks.I ran my fuel down to just when the fuel light cam on and put 40 litres in of premium unleaded. Since that time I have had intermitant trouble with the EML light coming on and losing all power while driving. I stopped and parked and the car actually spluttered and nearly stalled.After turning off the car and restarting it the light went out.This was good for two days then after driving for approximately 10 to 15 minutes around town the light came on again and I lost power again.Again I turned the car off and it righted itself.
This happened again about 15 minutes later when I revved the engine two other lights flashed on it was the stability control light and another one when you stopped revving it they went off but EML light stayed on.Again when I turned if off it went out and I was able to drive again.The car does seem to be running a touch rough.
Any pointer would be great

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It's not an old scool cars anymore.
No advise is possible untill you take it to workshop and let them scan it , I'm sure ECU stored all information and fault codes.

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