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    Default Spanner Light.....again!

    Driving home from work as usual then i notice the spanner light is on!!

    Switched the car off then back on and it appears straight away. Car seems to have lost power and i couldn't hear the turbo, then all of a sudden it goes off and the car is fine again..........

    Yesterday when i turned the car on for the first time i noticed a couple of high-pitched squeaks but it drove perfectly.

    Any opinions as i'm starting to worry again

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    Checked the turbo hoses yet?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    if it a diesel could be the boost sensor needs cleaning, mine was the same cleaned boost sensor and all was fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    Checked the turbo hoses yet?
    No, where and how??!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Daywalker View Post
    if it a diesel could be the boost sensor needs cleaning, mine was the same cleaned boost sensor and all was fine.
    Is this a dealer job, or can it be done yourself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daywalker View Post
    if it a diesel could be the boost sensor needs cleaning, mine was the same cleaned boost sensor and all was fine.
    Mine was replaced under warranty, I dont think they could be bothered cleaning it.

    However, it was back in again a few weeks later when the same symptoms appeared again and they fitted a new engine management ECU ( thank god that was under warranty!!! ).

    Never had a problem since.

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    I've had the car down the motorway for a good run and it seems fine. The mpg on the trip computer is getting higher and higher though!!

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