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Old 05-16-2013, 08:08 PM   #1
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Drives: 2012 SS (2SS/RS, M6, IOM/Blk Rally)
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Feels like limp mode

Over the past 2 days my 2012 feels like it's in limp mode (is that the right term?).

Normally I run 45 mph in 4th running 2500 rpm. I had to run it in 3rd on the way home tonight just to keep the rpms up. The only thing I can think of, I'm about 500 miles past 0% oil life. I have no engine light or other warning signs, all gauges read normal.

In short will begin lazy on oil life cause this?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:27 AM   #2
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I'm unsure about your limp mode issue but not keeping up with maintenance will certainly have negative long term effects on your car.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:12 AM   #3
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WOW! I've never even come close to 0% oil life. My car burns about a quart every 3000 miles, you have to check your oil level with the dipstick. The gauges do not tell you oil level. You need service...
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