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      08-23-2009, 04:01 PM   #23
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LOL, he was pulling away? nice one ED.

Kev you coming to Cambs? in sep mate?
Might do Carlos....I'm scared of diesel cars now.... ;-) 335D....Mapped... hmmmm...scary....

Now, not trying to sound like I'm making excuses, I did have an engine warning light (power loss, amber light) coming up on my way to the PH meet but after I switched off the engine and turned on again, it disappeared....

I believe that the stealer didn't fix it properly last time.....as they said that they replaced the exhaust solenoid valve and on the diagnosis report it says turbocharger boost pressure too low, however fault does not cause warning lamp....and the last part fo the report says VANOS solenoid valve defective (which has been replaced now), Control unit defective ( they didn't say if they fixed this one) and lines or plug connections defective ( again, they didn't say nothing about fixing those)

Will probably send the car to the dealer again....as the light has come up a few times now....


Hopefully, I'll see you all at the next meet....
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LOL...yeah Paul, I was flooring it so that I could keep up...but he had more torque at lower speed and the gradient of the hill didn't help! and by the time I caught up, it was already amber/ red at the traffic lights and I didn't expect Ed to stop!...

Paul, your daylights looked good in my rear view mirror....are they the thunder gps?

Yeah, we lost you quite early....when I got in the centre aswell....went for a look around....

always impressed with our standard brakes!....
Yea they are, does make a difference to the look of the thing!
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Might do Carlos....I'm scared of diesel cars now.... ;-) 335D....Mapped... hmmmm...scary....

Now, not trying to sound like I'm making excuses, I did have an engine warning light (power loss, amber light) coming up on my way to the PH meet but after I switched off the engine and turned on again, it disappeared....

I believe that the stealer didn't fix it properly last time.....as they said that they replaced the exhaust solenoid valve and on the diagnosis report it says turbocharger boost pressure too low, however fault does not cause warning lamp....and the last part fo the report says VANOS solenoid valve defective (which has been replaced now), Control unit defective ( they didn't say if they fixed this one) and lines or plug connections defective ( again, they didn't say nothing about fixing those)

Will probably send the car to the dealer again....as the light has come up a few times now....


Hopefully, I'll see you all at the next meet....
Why not get your car to http://www.birdsauto.com/ for a diagnostic check that you know will be done thoroughly. Then any work that needs doing will be apparent for the dealer to carry out under warranty.
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Why not get your car to http://www.birdsauto.com/ for a diagnostic check that you know will be done thoroughly. Then any work that needs doing will be apparent for the dealer to carry out under warranty.

I'll consider this Will....cheers
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kev I think you missed the rides later on. they were putting like 3 passengers to a car and then just going nuts... Full power EVERYwhere !

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