Loss of acceleration

I had a loss in acceleration when driving my Peugeot 306 Cabriolet, it happened when I was overtaking at around 75mph. I suddenly lost acceleration and the car dropped to 60mph (very quickly). Any ideas what the problem may be?

Asked on 26 April 2011 by Jessmax

Answered by Alan Ross
It sounds as though your car has gone into limp mode.This normally happens when a fault exists somewhere. Did the engine management light come up on the dash?
If so then you may need to have a diagnostic check carried out which should show a fault code,which from that should indicate the problem.
Other than that it could be number of things from the MAF (mass air flow) sensor,to the Lambda sensor (exhaust)
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