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      01-01-2013, 04:29 PM   #574
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Drives: 2011 1M #293 - 88 E30 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Murray

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Originally Posted by nsquared View Post

I've read some posts - seems like it could be thermostat and the cooling fan being broken.

I noticed when I lost power / limp mode in 2nd gear the fan was very loud. Also, the temperature gauge went from the middle back down a bit then back up so iono.
This is your brand new car right? Sounds like a Dealer Diagnostic is in order.

Sorry man.

If you haven't done so yet open the hood and look for any loose Vacuum lines on the right side of the engine. On the N54 engine I have heard of this issue before which cases the turbos to not pressure up. Grasping at straws here a bit.
2011 1M, Valencia Orange, All options.
August 8th ED (#293 of 739 or 740)
88 E30 M3 100% OEM 73K Miles
02 E39 M5 Le Mans Blue 50K Miles
06 E46 M3 ZCP 58K Miles