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Old 12-31-2017, 05:20 PM
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On 2017 Panamera Turbo with 11,000 Miles, indicators says 900 more miles until oil change. Notice appears saying “ reduced power mode”. Car got sluggish....no better in Sport Plus mode
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Old 12-31-2017, 07:02 PM
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That s a dealer trip, could be a dozen different things. They ll check the code to see what failed.
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Old 01-01-2018, 12:46 PM
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On 12/29/17 morning when the “reduced Power mode” indication came on with sluggish power....immediately went to my dealer...but will have no technician until 1/2/18.... meanwhile the loaner is a Mercedes E300 4 Door...just like all the taxicabs you see in Germany.I use the Panamera Turbo for business trips into areas where a Porsche dealer could be 150 miles or more away. With this fault indicator, now have lost confidence in the reliability of the car....will have to wait and see what service codes come up.
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:46 AM
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Take it slow, see what comes up. BTW I live over 100 miles from a dealer too. Likely just a new car bug.
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Old 01-11-2018, 04:47 PM
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Dealer checked out my ‘17 PPT indication of “Reduced Power Mode”......all checked out OK.... did some unrelated software update . Took the PPT on a 500 mile trip....everything OK.
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I have a 18 Panamera Turbo 2,000 miles. At about 1,300 I got the "reduced engine power driving permitted visit workshop" message. Once I took it in to the dealer they were never able to replicate the issue and just di a software refresh or whatever. I have came to realize this issue has occurred when leaving the vehicle running/idling in place. The first time I got it was picking up carryout order food delivery leaving car running with lights off. Second time I was waiting for my food at sonics drive in and when I went to drive off I got the error, turned off ignition and back on and it went away. I also believe it has something to do with when I'm using the parking brake, maybe a sensor is telling the engine the parking brake is still engaged or something making it try to reduce engine power. Hopefully if it happens again to me I can narrow it down, but apparently if its not an obvious issue it doesn't even leave the error code in the system when they go scan it.
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Was the car key in your pocket when you left the car running?
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Originally Posted by fgv1it View Post
Was the car key in your pocket when you left the car running?
If this is to me, yes
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If you leave the car running and take the key with you, at some point the car will lose its electronic "contact" with the key, and you'll have a situation where the engine is running and no key is detected by the system. That may lead to strange error messages, depending on how the system is programmed to react.
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Originally Posted by fgv1it View Post
If you leave the car running and take the key with you, at some point the car will lose its electronic "contact" with the key, and you'll have a situation where the engine is running and no key is detected by the system. That may lead to strange error messages, depending on how the system is programmed to react.
I’ve seen the key error before, but it goes away once the key is back in the vehicle/range. Also when I was at Sonics and got the error, I didn’t actually leave the vehicle to get the food but it was on for the amount of time waiting for the food to come out
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