The Flying Spaghetti Machine is back!
Over the past few weeks it occasionally felt odd, with an intermittent throttle lag I can only compare to a poorly engineered turbo installation. Bit of a concern when it is not a turbo!
A few days ago the engine system warning light came on, occasionally at first, then persisting until the ignition was switched off/on, then finally on all the time. Of course the day before it was due to visit to the Fiat wizards at Italian Autos the light went off, and stayed off. They diagnosed a dodgy air flow meter, a part made by Bosch:
A replacement has restored the FSM’s five cylinder heart to its former responsive health. Perhaps it thought it was metering a Volkswagen in a test centre?