Definitely try and get the code.
Could be the start of an intermittent problem that, if not dangerous, will drive you nuts.
A limpy would be bad enough but complete drop out looks a bit deadly.
BarryIRL wrote:I bought one of these scanners and an app for my phone, always carry it with me.
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Petrol or Diesel?
If its diesel I'm going to take a wild guess at suction control valve
The vehicle will clear your fault light if it has 3 goo startups without detecting the fault, but as already said it will still be stored in the ECU.
4wd26 wrote:you really need to find the code
lots of potential problems can cause the limp mode.
if the limp has occurred it most likely has sensed something and will reoccur
a scan tool can be very useful, not only does it read the code, the code can be reset- handy in the certain situations like out bush, don't have to turn the car off and hope the code resets.
RHKTriton wrote:The fitting of the cruise control may be a point of interest.
If you over boosted for a sec when you accelerated with the cruise on, it will typically drop out of cruise.
Learnt this when experimenting with boost settings.
Thongsbot3000 wrote:Hey mate. What year is your car. 1st thought comes to mind is do u have an aftermarket egr blank plate. Bit of a known issue with intermittent limpys
RHKTriton wrote:Just curious, is the cruise control Mitsi or third party?
Does it hook into the loud pedal if it's an after market kit?
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