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Anyone get this warning or perhaps familiar with it? QV is back in service for 2nd time this week with 150 miles on odo.
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My March 2017 build Quad now has 7500 perfect miles....in the first two months of ownership I had two such warnings with an associated CEL (Check Engine Light)....The car drove perfectly during both episodes but would not switch modes (R-DNA) ....After two separate software updates all has been perfect...LOVE ALFA BABY.....:laugh:
 

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Anyone get this warning or perhaps familiar with it? QV is back in service for 2nd time this week with 150 miles on odo.
I don't have a quad (Ti Q4) but I'm getting the same warning. I can get it to clear with 3-4 restarts, but it comes back. CEL error is P0236, something to do with the turbocharger. Looks like I'll have to get it to the dealer as well.

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I don't have a quad (Ti Q4) but I'm getting the same warning. I can get it to clear with 3-4 restarts, but it comes back. CEL error is P0236, something to do with the turbocharger. Looks like I'll have to get it to the dealer as well.

JBJ
Read my thread and see if you get the same CEL
 

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Just had this happen to my 2018 Quad with 415 miles. On it's first day trip and hit me 200 miles from home. I was able to drive back (somewhat fast at times) although it seemed like it was running on 3 cylinders. Top speed maxed out around 130 and DNA was disabled. Felt a slight vibration thru the car but I suspect that would be due to running on 3 cylinders if indeed it was. Shouldn't have been a charging issue either as it had been driving for 4 hours prior to the fault. Checked codes upon returning home and one said something about low pressure on a fuel rail which may have been caused by the shut down bank (my guess). Codes P0191 and P008A were the only two codes my Actron CP9190 could find.
 

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What they found...

Well, I guess the issue was due to accelerating too hard with fuel level under 1/2 tank. The fuel must have pooled in the rear of the tank starving the pump. I don't recall the engine ever stalling in any way during any of these events. I was told the software (module) update would address this and alleviate the situation. Moral of the story is if you're going to romp on it, make sure you're over 1/2 tank. All software in the car was up to date so this extra software insertion is somewhat of a mystery to me hence the "(module)" comment. Assuming it was a direct remapping of software on a modular level, separate from the systems that operate the car at large. Too bad we don't have access to clear this when it happens so if it happens again it's another 100 mile trip to the dealer and a week in the shop to clear.
Addendum: When it threw the code I was going around a tight left "horseshoe" interchange between two freeways. The lateral G's were fairly substantial. Then when I stopped I realized the code and DNA disabling, start/stop disabling, etc.

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Impressions a few months later....

Seems the car, although code free, is a bit muted from the way it was prior to the incident. It's plenty fast mind you, but the tone or note of the raw snarl has diminished a bit. Akin to turning the treble down on the soundtrack of the excitement. My wife has even noticed it. Psychologically we interpret this as a lack of performance compared to what we experienced in the first 415 miles, but objectively I can't really be sure. And yes, the exhaust valves are opening as they should, at least I think they are. Total miles as of today is 1179.
 
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