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Motor Control System failure (?)

Hi there,
I am from Denmark so my english is not perfect.
I get that dreaded MCSF message when I start up the car. But only then. At the same time it also says "right light failure rear" eventhough it works fine. Both messages disappear and does not show until next time I start up the engine?
I have read about the sensor at the camshaft. But still the message goes
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Fix/ check or replace right light .
The system need's plugged in to read codes and they are stored .

I have MSCF also that illuminates sometimes , it's for an engine sensor and had to get it plugged in for to get the code read .

Edit ~ Woke up had a coffee , I read the bulb/light has to be the correct voltage for the system to accept it , maybe check that . Or a bad connection/earth .

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Could be a faulty bulb that is sending the wrong signal ... cheap bulbs can do this ... or fall out the bulb-holder!
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Yeah my side front light trebled in price after I told my local dealer I was driving an Alfa

If it was for the engine then engine light illuminates in the rev counter window
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I used to get intermittent brake light fault flash up.

Changed the bulb as worked out if I used the brakes a lot (stop start traffic), the bulb would over heat and stop working. Let it cool down and the error went away...until the next time I used the brakes a lot

Change the bulb

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