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post #1 of 3 Old 31st December 2004, 12:43 PM Thread Starter
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Engine failsafe program


I have a problem with the beast..

It shoks and viberates and my computer says: "engine failsafe program"
Then its oke for a while and then its starts again to shok!

It's a 2002 facelift model with 45000 km.

Does anybody know what that means?


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Re: Engine failsafe program

Possibly faulty MAF.Needs a diagnostic check to be sure.
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Re: Engine failsafe program

This message is similar to what US version BMW's get ( SES light ). I have a fault in my ECU and i get it everytime when my engine starts cold.

But like i said, you need to let the dealer check for electronic faults that are triggernig this "limp mode" !

When "engine failsafe prog" comes on, it basically makes your car go into SAFE MODE which means you cannot accelerate.

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