|Loss of power
Question : I OWN a Gen2 (A) 2004.
A few months back, the engine light
indicator came on and there was loss
of power when stationary.
The car jerked when I moved to
the Reverse or Drive mode but after I
switched off the engine and waited for
10 minutes before starting, there was
The problem came back again after
a few days.
I took the car to EON and they said
the sensors were filthy and rectified
However, after two months the
problem was back again and then the
the battery malfunctioned.
I changed the battery and everything
was fine but the original problem came
back after a few weeks.
I do not think there is a problem with
either the sensors or the ECU.
I would look at the ignition switch harness or the main ECU harness.
There seems to be a bad connection
somewhere (most probably at a multi-pin
connector) that is causing the problem.
Unfortunately, sometimes the ECU/ harness checker cannot find the fault
as it is intermittent and you have to resort to physically pulling off
connections, cleaning them and refitting, and by a process
of elimination finding the source of the