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OK, no engine, but you get the drift.
Pulling out of a junction, the amber 'check engine' light came on, the warning triangle, and audible warning and it went into limp home. No acceleration. I pulled over, cycled the ignition. The audible warning went but the lights and loss of power remained. I was just setting off to limp home, when power returned, and it drove normally. When we got to our next stop, we checked the on board fault log - nothing reported. After that the lights stayed off and it has driven fine since.
I got our local independent to check for fault codes - none. Battery and charging system checked out fine.
When this happened we were on around 50% charge.
Anyone experienced this? Any thoughts?
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Can you check cell voltages? Sounds like a failing cell going too low under acceleration perhaps.

Does it have any warranty left?

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Can you check cell voltages? Sounds like a failing cell going too low under acceleration perhaps.

Does it have any warranty left?

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Hmm... I was afraid of that. The curious things though, it was the amber not red light, and no tortoise. And why no fault codes logged? I'll ask our indi if he checked the cell balance, and if he can do so. They are a great bunch, not EV specialists, but willing to give it a go. I've also emailed an EV specialist, but no reply yet, so they may currently be closed.
Technically it should have warranty, but I've no service record.
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Hi ok interesting, is it an Allied conversion? These weren't great conversions tbh !

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I've no idea. I don't think so, if you catch it in the right light, you can make out the imprint of the 'Peugeot demonstrator' stickers on the side. I believe it to be an ex-Peugeot UK demonstrator (hence no service book).
 

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OK, what area of the UK are you in? There are some very good independent EV specialists about.

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Hi pal, I've got a Partner Electric (Official one / none allied conversion). I've had this (or similar) error 3 times in 3 years. Turning off > Locking car > Unlock > Start. Has always fixed it. Not sure of the reason behind it, but it doesn't happen often enough for me to worry.
 
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