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Old 01-08-2006, 08:01   #1 (permalink)
Martin
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V70 "Reduced Performance"

Hi,

about 3 or 4 times lately the message "Reduced Performance" (or is it
"Performance Reduced"?) has popped up on the info centre on my late 2000 V70
2.4T (c 57K miles) accompanied by - surprise, surprise - reduced
performance!

This seems to happen at very low speed (thankfully) and a couple of times
the engine has actually stalled. When switched off and restarted, everything
seems OK again. I'm a bit worried now as it happened on start up the other
day first thing in the garage. It did start, though it took 3 attempts to
lose the message.

Does anyone have any experience of this or ideas as to cause or do I need to
get it diagnosed by a Volvo specialist?

Thanks,
martinr


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Old 01-08-2006, 14:02   #2 (permalink)
Glenn Klein
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Re: V70 "Reduced Performance"

Martin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> about 3 or 4 times lately the message "Reduced Performance" (or is it
> "Performance Reduced"?) has popped up on the info centre on my late 2000 V70
> 2.4T (c 57K miles) accompanied by - surprise, surprise - reduced
> performance!
>
> This seems to happen at very low speed (thankfully) and a couple of times
> the engine has actually stalled. When switched off and restarted, everything
> seems OK again. I'm a bit worried now as it happened on start up the other
> day first thing in the garage. It did start, though it took 3 attempts to
> lose the message.
>
> Does anyone have any experience of this or ideas as to cause or do I need to
> get it diagnosed by a Volvo specialist?
>
> Thanks,
> martinr
>
>

Return to the Volvo dealer & advise them of this message it seems like
the Electronic Throttle Module is on the way out
Glenn

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