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    Hi,
    2 questions for those that can help.

    I have a 3.0 v6 diesel Sri and every so often it goes into limp mode but no light!?!? Is this normal? The engine management light does not even come on when I flick the ignition on!!!

    It's an auto and at about 80 mph it losses power as if it is changing gear and then no turbo ( limp mode ) then if I turn ignition On and off it is back to normal

    Any ideas?

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    It's possible that someone has put a bit of black tape over the light. I'm sure I've read of a couple of people on this site have had it happen to them. You night need to dismantle the clocks to check or possibly shine a torch in. It should be lit with ignition on and normally go out when you start the engine. I'm sure the symptoms your describing should put the light on too.

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    Nick you could have just a split vacuum hose or intercooler hose , what does she sound like when running any whstling noises or signs of oil leaking around your hose connection,s
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    Does anyone know where on a facelift dashboard the light should come on???

    Gonna go have a look around the car now

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    Nick ,
    the car/spanner light is in between your clocks .
    pm being sent
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    The eml is in the bottom right corner, under the fuel gauge.

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    In-between clocks or bottom right?
    It is a facelift version

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    Nick the eml light will be bottom right , shaped like an engine outline would normally come on once ignition is switched on but engine not cranked over.
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    as above the eml is bottom right and as bob said the car & spanner light, which usually comes on with limp mode, is in the clocks.

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