CAR IS IN LIMP MODE

  • Tiny
  • p.wiseman
  • 2005 Vauxhall Agila
  • 98,000 miles

I have a vauxhall astra 1.3 cdti 2005 which is in limp mode. The turbo and EGR valve have been cleaned and tested, the vacume pump was renewed also the boost preasure sesor, a new ECU was sugested so renewed that but it is still the same, any answers.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 5:19 PM

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  • Tiny
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Is it the motor or trans in limp mode

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 5:29 PM
  • Tiny
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Motor

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 5:40 PM
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Was there any codes? If so, what were they?

If not, I would look at things like the cat converter, fuel pressure to start.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 6:31 PM
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There is no codes and the EGR valve wants to stay open

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 AT 9:03 AM
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If thats an issue, the code would set. Check the basics first

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 AT 5:01 PM

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