156 Engine safe mode???
Ever since I've owned my '03 156 2.4 JTD 10v if had trouble if I've really floored it to overtake - engine system failure has flagged up, then a loss of power, like hitting a rev limiter. After that, things have settled down quickly, then carried on as normal.
However today, I'd overtaken a car (flooring it), pulled out to overtake another car and no power. I don't know if the 156 has a 'safe mode' but it just wouldn't rev. I pulled of the road switched off for about five minutes and everything was fine, so we continued our journey (about another 10 miles).
Parked up for about 45 mins, car started fine, pulled out onto road, no harsh acceleration but the problem returned. Pulled off the road and tried the switching off, leaving and starting process again, but this time, no joy.
Decided to take the back roads and limp home, drove a couple of hundred yards (including a dog leg junction) and normal service resumed and continued for our 15ish mile trip home.
Any ideas as to the problem and fixes would be highly appreciated.
Would a defective cam sensor cause these symptoms?