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    S*d's Law said that the engine management warning light was going to come on yesterday (going on holiday tomorrow!) so I managed to get the local stealer to Tech 2 it this morning to ensure the car is not going to expire at an inappropriate time.

    They've come back saying that it's a problem with the throttle actuator which means very little to me. They have also assured me it's nothing serious, but what problems could lie in store for me and how much might it be to fix?

    Any thoughts welcome.

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    Possible total loss of throttle i would think.

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    Thats probably the pedal box. Its all electronic, no cables any more. Worse case is a complete failure and no throttle at all. But nothing that could damage the engine - probably why they said not to worry too much. You could try to reset it yourself - the engine light - if they didn't do it for you by disconnecting the battery for half hour or so. I have no idea on cost though
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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