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when im driving my Mondeo,it seems to be searching for power,it

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when im driving my Mondeo,it seems to be searching for power,it speeds up and slows down as im driving along,i notice it more on the motorways
Hi there ,good morning to you
What engine Varient is fitted to your vehicle ie 2,0tdci
Ok does any warning lights flash when you lose power
Is it more a holding (kanagrooing under hard acceleration )
You say there is a gearbox light on the dash do you mean an amber engine light
Regards ***** *****
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

hullo brian,sorry I havnt been intouch yet,its because ive been away in my lorry all week,and the answer to ur question is yes,orange gearbox light is on,plus it kangaroos a bit when im going down a hill,or when I take my foot of the accelerator,it starts to speed up and then slows down when im accelerating away,and whe I put the cruise control on ? hope this helps, Don

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

its a 2litre ghia

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

its a tdci

Hi there don sorry for the delay have been on holisay over the weekend
Ok isit the glow plug coil light that is flashing and taking the vehicle into limp home mode
Or the engine management light (yellow engine symbol )
Has a fault code check bern
Carried out yet
Regards Brian
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

hullo brian its the yellow engine sign that stays on all the time ?

Hi there good evening to you
Ok this is the engine management light (emmissions controlled light )
The first thing that must be done in order to find the root cause is to have diagnostic fault code check done
I suspect you may have anger bakve issues this can cause a lack of power/lack of throttle response and sometimes black smoke under harder acceleration
If you need anymore help or advice on this issue please let me know
If you are completley satisfied with my answer /advice
Kind regards ***** ***** and have a nice evening
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