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Old 01 Dec 2012, 05:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I started my car up today it ran normal for a couple of seconds then revved high and engine cut out. After this I noticed the check engine light was flashing. I opened the bonnet pulled away couple of leaves started engine again and it was fine. However car was making different noise around where the belts are. It is goin on a diagnostics machine on Monday but would like to no if anyone has any ideas of what it might be.
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Old 01 Dec 2012, 06:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

if its a classic u can do it manually (read fault codes)
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Old 01 Dec 2012, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

It is a classic I did view a thread where it shows you how to do this. Do I need to connect any wires up?
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Old 02 Dec 2012, 12:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

Just done a manual diagnostic and it come back as 53 which is antenna does anyone no what this is?
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Old 02 Dec 2012, 01:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

53 could be a multitude of things actually,


53 Antenna
53 Anti-Quick Operation Mode
53 Communication Error (Time Over)
53 EGI Control Module EEPROM
53 IMM Circuit Failure (Except Antenna Circuit)
53 IMM Control Module EEPROM
53 Key Communication Failure
53 Reference Code Incompatibility
53 Use of Unregistered Key

some are key/immobiliser related but none I can see that would change the tone of the engine,
are you sure that wasnt just the idle changing ?
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Old 02 Dec 2012, 01:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

Car was running fine for couple of seconds then revved high and cut of. My key fob is split on the button and does need replacing would this cause it to come up with code 53? Also if there was a couple of problems would they allshow up on a manual diagnostic?
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Re: check engine light

it could be the fault then(key fob) and yes each error would show, you would just get 53 then 23 then 99 then it repeats them again.
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Re: check engine light

Only had 53 come up will check again later goin to see if I can get new key fob now
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Old 24 Dec 2012, 06:32 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: check engine light

Hi im still new but i hope this pic will help u about ur codes
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Re: check engine light

It turned out to be my broken key fob which I replaced and re set ecu and all has been fine since
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