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Hey guys, just been down a dual carrageway, went to overtake sumone and they excelerated.... so i hit bout 80 in 5th of 6! Engine light came on and entered "limp mode"? (Driving perfectly eco friendly)
Pulled over went to shop, came back, drives fine (but havnt pushed it) engine light still on!
Just anoyed as all the garadges have closed, and place i got car from!

Basicly what coursed this? How do i stop the light? Also car says oil has 12% life left
 

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I am not very well up on diesel engines, but I wonder if it is a case of your oil being contaminated with diesel fuel due to too many dpf regens. Has your engine oil level risen?
 

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Havnt had the car too long! The oil is touching the top of the dip stick, any other ways to find out?
 

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I mean, to the top mark on the stick!
I havnt smelt the oil yet will get back to you,
With the j oil is checked on cold engine?
On the h it was checked 5mins after engine off!
 

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Without some fault codes to help it's all guesswork as to the problem,
other than the rattly timing chain issues the 1.6 diesel is proving to be a fairly reliable engine.
If you don't have access to a decent scanner you could try an obd2 reader to see if it'll read the engine for codes,
worth a shot if you can't find someone local with more up to date equipment.
 
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