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There are about 3 items that are common on this engine .
Have you had any intermittent issues or has the light and limp mode happened without warning .
what mileage do you have on the car and what type of journeys do you do , short or etc?
Thanks for your reply.
This is possibly a fault with the diesel particulate filter this is a type of catalyst but for diesels these engines normally do a regeneration of this filter when it detects a certain percentage of soot build up . This regeneration can be done with most aftermarket diagnostic equipment it is is called a static regeneration. Do you have a local garage that you trust?
It would be of help if you can get the fault code from him and let me know if i can assist you further.