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So yesterday, after a nice drive (hot ambient temp), I parked the car and it (obviously) cooled down for several hours: I start her up again and after a minute ..... I take off really hard down the road in first gear and then just backed off the accelerator ..... and after a few seconds more down the road, the "check engine light" starts blinking. The blinking stopped after two minutes or so ..... and, that was all. I felt nothing weird in the way the car was operating.
Any ideas? Maybe I overwhelmed the sensors with the full bore high rpm blast on a relatively cool engine ??
It just blinked for a short while and then disappeared.:confused:
 

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Are you sure it wasn't the traction control?
 

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Shame on you,with your wealth of experience ??!!! She must be telling you to cool it,remember she wont let you rev her at standstill till you've turned on the heat a little,then you know shes a goer !!!
Like you its the only answer I can come up with!
 

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Are you sure it wasn't the traction control?
Nope ..... It was the little yellow engine block symbol, that was rhythmically flashing. My guess: My stupidity threw the ECU module for a loop because the car was not warmed up yet, when I nailed the accelerator and it possibly caused a weird air/fuel anomaly, when I quickly lifted off the loud pedal. (All I experienced was a few minutes of the flashing telltale, then it extinguished; the lamp never went on steady).
I started the car today ..... and, everything was normal; no messages in the 'Error Message" screen, either.
BTW ..... Once on my LP560, I tried the same stunt but the car's computer would not allow the rpm's to go above a certain level. I surmise the 12C's answer to this was to throw up the 'check engine' light.
 

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The aventador doesn't let me either .... But not sure if the mac allows it or not. I do remark that the engine quickly gets on temp. Just a few roads further and all ok. Just for safety I drive a few miles (allways) to warm them up properly. One does need to respect mechanics!!
 

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Patience young Jedi, let her warm up, then let her rip !
 
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