Nanny tec almost killed me
WOW, last night i was running late to a movie (Overlord). A car was going 39 in a 45, with very limited passing room. As I approached the passing lane and a car comming in the opposite direction(still enough room though. I hit it and approached the back of the offending car. Just as I swung into the opposing lane (floored and just double downshift in "Standard mode) the automatic forward collision intervention hit the brakes. My car sputtered, slowed down, then as I stomped it, it took off, then "Sensed the approaching car (I lost ground because the brakes applied) THEN my dash lit up with the check engine light, the warning triangle, the forward avoidance yellow symbol, the front of the car symbol turned yellow, and a warning stating there was a problem and to check the user manual "1/1"
I just made it, but was a little close. (had this crap not happened I would have had plenty of room to pass safely)
The car did not go into limp mode. The dash lights and warning panel remained all the way to the movie.
On restart all but the Check Engine light remained.
While driving home on a long deserted stretch of highway I used my bluetooth EcuTek phone app to read the code:"over boost detected" and it cleared it.
I suspect the sudded deceleration caused a boost spike as i had yet to reach the boost taper zone in my Ecutek tune when the nanny tec interfered.
This is effen DANGEROUS! AND I ad for the car, let alone to me, my passengers, and the oncoming car.
I will make a habitat of shutting TC off from now on, except in bad weather.
An aside since it was 27 deg F out..why does the ventilation n fan in AUTO switch from upper vent and floor vent to just floor vents? I had to manually choose both upper and lower vent circulation but then loose the automatic fan speed. What a PITA!! I ALSO went into climate and set the steering wheel heater to automatic yet it was off at 27 deg F on startup. Does any of that crap work or is it just me not doing something wrong?
2018 AWD Q50 RS, Graphite Shadow, NO DAS, 255/40 ZR19, Pilot Sport 4S, Stillen rear "Sway Bar" on stiffest, Z1 2 piece front & rear drilled n slotted rotors, AMS HE, Fast Intentions high flo cats, resonated X-pipe + CBE, VS Forged VS02 19"x9" +33 Slate Gray rims (20 lbs), AMS Intake, Z1 LSD, IPL badge, AMS badge, AMS expansion tank. EcuTec remote tune from Seb at Specialty-Z, Z1 HKS BOVs, Carbotech pads, (XP12 front, XP10 rear), SS lines, & DOT 4, Level 10 Torque converter & transmission.