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    For the past few weeks, totally randomly and intrmittently my car will start to idle very erratically. it's a kind of pulsing action. it sounds like the engine is going to cut out. Then the engine management lights comes on, get no response from the throttle. If i turn the engine off and restart the car is fine. Plus i have noticed that tge eml will flash on randomly then go off again.

    The car is a Signum 2.2dti

    any thoughts on what is causing it?

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    Just come home and it did it again! any ideas?

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    How does the car feel when the EML is off?

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    When the EML is off the car is fine

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    This is only a vague guess but try checking for any split boost hoses. The car could be getting silly boost values and for safety precautions it kicks into no-power mode...

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    Ok thanks, I'll check it at the weekend . Any one else got any thoughts?

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