Thread: Limp Mode
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      11-08-2012, 10:41 PM   #4
nicknaz
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http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=412156

Check out that post, especially the theory about volatility in coolant temps, and how some people in the table got limp mode even with oil temps hovering around an indicated 250F

Turns out neither the Z4 35i or 35is have the auxiliary radiator in the driver side wheel well or larger 850W cooling fan that the 1M and 335is get and enthusiastic drivers end up stuck with limp mode and power reduction even on the street.

Frankly, the 5% that I am driving really hard I have a small regret for not getting a true all out performance car like a Porsche or vette Z06. Z is my daily though, so 95% of the time it is a lot of fun to cruise around in.
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