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I have a BMW 318i 2002, recently driving alone at 50mph when

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I have a BMW 316i 2002, recently driving alone at 50mph when the radio just stopped the ADB-X/DBC, the ABS and the brake warning lights came on, the rev counter just froze on 2000rpm and I lost the throttle, the car started to slow down, engine still running. After approx' 10 secs the radio came back on the lights when out got the throttle back and I just carryed on like nothing had happened. On the way home 4hours later the same the thing happened again?

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
What diagnostics have been carried out?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

None have be carried out.

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
I will provide an honest answer. I trust this will be appreciated. Please remember that a low rating PUNISHES me for being honest and that I receive nothing for my time until a positive rating is clicked.
your symptoms suggest a potential voltage issue or control module fault
the first / only step to be taken at this time is a fault log scan to see what has been recorded in the car's computer fault memory as the cause.
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.