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#1 DBallantyne

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 07:20

My wife just called me and said the EPC warning light is on the dash and another lamp she described as looking like an engine is also on. I have a Fabia 2006 Sportline and it has just been serviced for hte 60,000 km service. Do you have any idea what these lamps mean? Can she drive it home on a 30 minute commute?

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#2 KenONeill

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 08:24

"...EPC on...60_000km service." - That means that the garage has just signally fvcked up! ;)

I'd drive it back to the garage, and politely tell them to fix this and give me a free courtesy car whilst they did so!

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 09:01

I agree if she's just collected it from the garage and the warning lights have come on. The lights could mean many things, but like Ken says, I'd leave it to the garage to sort it out...

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 09:02

From the Owner's Manual:

EPC EPC fault light (petrol engine)

The EPC (Electronic Power Control) warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition is switched on.

There is a system fault in the engine control system if the warning light EPC does not go out or comes on or flashes while driving. The engine management system selects an emergency programme which enables you to drive to the nearest specialist garage by adopting a gentle style of driving.


Control system for exhaust gases (engine symbol)

The (engine symbol) warning light comes on after the ignition has been switched on.

If the warning light does not go out after starting the engine or it lights up or flashes when driving, a fault exists in an exhaust relevant component. The engine management system selects an emergency programme which enables you to drive to the nearest specialist garage by adopting a gentle style of driving.


See also the 'sticky' below:

http://briskoda.net/...ine-lamp-is-on/

#5 DBallantyne

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 21:08

From the Owner's Manual:

EPC EPC fault light (petrol engine)

The EPC (Electronic Power Control) warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition is switched on.

There is a system fault in the engine control system if the warning light EPC does not go out or comes on or flashes while driving. The engine management system selects an emergency programme which enables you to drive to the nearest specialist garage by adopting a gentle style of driving.


Control system for exhaust gases (engine symbol)

The (engine symbol) warning light comes on after the ignition has been switched on.

If the warning light does not go out after starting the engine or it lights up or flashes when driving, a fault exists in an exhaust relevant component. The engine management system selects an emergency programme which enables you to drive to the nearest specialist garage by adopting a gentle style of driving.


See also the 'sticky' below:

http://briskoda.net/...ine-lamp-is-on/



#6 DBallantyne

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 21:09

Thanks Guys,

I am taking it back to the dealer who did the work for 60000k and going to have them fix it. I appreciate the help.

David

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:36

My EPC light came on during a heavy down pour and with lots of deep water on the road. Could the water bring the EPC light on.